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Subtract 2/24 from 30/48

30/48 - 2/24 is 13/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 24 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    30/48 = 30 × 1/48 × 1 = 30/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 2 = 48,
    2/24 = 2 × 2/24 × 2 = 4/48
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    30/48 - 4/48 = 30 - 4/48 = 26/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/24

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