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Subtract 2/60 from 30/2

1st number: 15 0/2, 2nd number: 2/60

30/2 - 2/60 is 449/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 30 = 60,
    30/2 = 30 × 30/2 × 30 = 900/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    2/60 = 2 × 1/60 × 1 = 2/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    900/60 - 2/60 = 900 - 2/60 = 898/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 449/30
  6. In mixed form: 1429/30

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