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Subtract 56/7 from 30/4

1st number: 7 2/4, 2nd number: 8 0/7

30/4 - 56/7 is -1/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 7 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    30/4 = 30 × 7/4 × 7 = 210/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,
    56/7 = 56 × 4/7 × 4 = 224/28
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    210/28 - 224/28 = 210 - 224/28 = -14/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/2

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