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Subtract 2/30 from 5/2

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

5/2 - 2/30 is 73/30.

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,
    5/2 = 5 × 15/2 × 15 = 75/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    2/30 = 2 × 1/30 × 1 = 2/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    75/30 - 2/30 = 75 - 2/30 = 73/30
  5. In mixed form: 213/30

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