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Subtract 2/84 from 30/56

30/56 - 2/84 is 43/84.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 84 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 84 × 2 = 168,
    2/84 = 2 × 2/84 × 2 = 4/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/168 - 4/168 = 90 - 4/168 = 86/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/84

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