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Subtract 1/30 from 5/8

5/8 - 1/30 is 71/120.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 30 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    5/8 = 5 × 15/8 × 15 = 75/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    1/30 = 1 × 4/30 × 4 = 4/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    75/120 - 4/120 = 75 - 4/120 = 71/120

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