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Subtract 21/30 from 40/2

1st number: 20 0/2, 2nd number: 21/30

40/2 - 21/30 is 193/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 15 = 30,
    40/2 = 40 × 15/2 × 15 = 600/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    21/30 = 21 × 1/30 × 1 = 21/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    600/30 - 21/30 = 600 - 21/30 = 579/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 193/10
  6. In mixed form: 193/10

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