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Subtract 5/6 from 4/30

4/30 - 5/6 is -7/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    4/30 = 4 × 1/30 × 1 = 4/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    5/6 = 5 × 5/6 × 5 = 25/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    4/30 - 25/30 = 4 - 25/30 = -21/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -7/10

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