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Subtract 2/12 from 30/4

1st number: 7 2/4, 2nd number: 2/12

30/4 - 2/12 is 22/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    30/4 = 30 × 3/4 × 3 = 90/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    2/12 = 2 × 1/12 × 1 = 2/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/12 - 2/12 = 90 - 2/12 = 88/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 22/3
  6. In mixed form: 71/3

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