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Subtract 6/30 from 40/2

1st number: 20 0/2, 2nd number: 6/30

40/2 - 6/30 is 99/5.

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,
    6/30 = 6 × 1/30 × 1 = 6/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    600/30 - 6/30 = 600 - 6/30 = 594/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 99/5
  6. In mixed form: 194/5

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