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Subtract 5/18 from 30/49

30/49 - 5/18 is 295/882.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 18 is 882
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 18 = 882,
    30/49 = 30 × 18/49 × 18 = 540/882
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 49 = 882,
    5/18 = 5 × 49/18 × 49 = 245/882
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    540/882 - 245/882 = 540 - 245/882 = 295/882

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