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Subtract 70/24 from 30/4

1st number: 7 2/4, 2nd number: 2 22/24

30/4 - 70/24 is 55/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 6 = 24,
    30/4 = 30 × 6/4 × 6 = 180/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    70/24 = 70 × 1/24 × 1 = 70/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    180/24 - 70/24 = 180 - 70/24 = 110/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 55/12
  6. In mixed form: 47/12

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