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Subtract 7/84 from 30/2

1st number: 15 0/2, 2nd number: 7/84

30/2 - 7/84 is 179/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 42 = 84,
    30/2 = 30 × 42/2 × 42 = 1260/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    7/84 = 7 × 1/84 × 1 = 7/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1260/84 - 7/84 = 1260 - 7/84 = 1253/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 179/12
  6. In mixed form: 1411/12

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