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Subtract 2/42 from 49/30

1st number: 1 19/30, 2nd number: 2/42

49/30 - 2/42 is 111/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    49/30 = 49 × 7/30 × 7 = 343/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    2/42 = 2 × 5/42 × 5 = 10/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    343/210 - 10/210 = 343 - 10/210 = 333/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 111/70
  6. In mixed form: 141/70

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