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Subtract 8/9 from 4/30

4/30 - 8/9 is -34/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 9 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    4/30 = 4 × 3/30 × 3 = 12/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    8/9 = 8 × 10/9 × 10 = 80/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/90 - 80/90 = 12 - 80/90 = -68/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -34/45

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