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Subtract 36/80 from 30/24

1st number: 1 6/24, 2nd number: 36/80

30/24 - 36/80 is 4/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 80 is 240

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 10 = 240,
    30/24 = 30 × 10/24 × 10 = 300/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    36/80 = 36 × 3/80 × 3 = 108/240
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    300/240 - 108/240 = 300 - 108/240 = 192/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 4/5

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