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Subtract 30/4 from 7/14

1st number: 7/14, 2nd number: 7 2/4

7/14 - 30/4 is -7/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 4 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 2 = 28,
    7/14 = 7 × 2/14 × 2 = 14/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    30/4 = 30 × 7/4 × 7 = 210/28
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    14/28 - 210/28 = 14 - 210/28 = -196/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -7/1

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