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Subtract 2/24 from 30/56

30/56 - 2/24 is 19/42.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    30/56 = 30 × 3/56 × 3 = 90/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    2/24 = 2 × 7/24 × 7 = 14/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/168 - 14/168 = 90 - 14/168 = 76/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/42

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