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Subtract 30/7 from 45/2

1st number: 22 1/2, 2nd number: 4 2/7

45/2 - 30/7 is 255/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 7 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 7 = 14,
    45/2 = 45 × 7/2 × 7 = 315/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 2 = 14,
    30/7 = 30 × 2/7 × 2 = 60/14
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    315/14 - 60/14 = 315 - 60/14 = 255/14
  5. In mixed form: 183/14

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