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Subtract 2/28 from 49/30

1st number: 1 19/30, 2nd number: 2/28

49/30 - 2/28 is 164/105.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 28 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 14 = 420,
    49/30 = 49 × 14/30 × 14 = 686/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 15 = 420,
    2/28 = 2 × 15/28 × 15 = 30/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    686/420 - 30/420 = 686 - 30/420 = 656/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 164/105
  6. In mixed form: 159/105

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