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Subtract 49/84 from 30/6

1st number: 5 0/6, 2nd number: 49/84

30/6 - 49/84 is 53/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    30/6 = 30 × 14/6 × 14 = 420/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    49/84 = 49 × 1/84 × 1 = 49/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    420/84 - 49/84 = 420 - 49/84 = 371/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/12
  6. In mixed form: 45/12

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