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Subtract 3/30 from 40/14

1st number: 2 12/14, 2nd number: 3/30

40/14 - 3/30 is 193/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 15 = 210,
    40/14 = 40 × 15/14 × 15 = 600/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    3/30 = 3 × 7/30 × 7 = 21/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    600/210 - 21/210 = 600 - 21/210 = 579/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 193/70
  6. In mixed form: 253/70

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