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Subtract 30/28 from 7/2

1st number: 3 1/2, 2nd number: 1 2/28

7/2 - 30/28 is 17/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 14 = 28,
    7/2 = 7 × 14/2 × 14 = 98/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    30/28 = 30 × 1/28 × 1 = 30/28
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    98/28 - 30/28 = 98 - 30/28 = 68/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/7
  6. In mixed form: 23/7

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