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Subtract 7/30 from 7/2

1st number: 3 1/2, 2nd number: 7/30

7/2 - 7/30 is 49/15.

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,
    7/2 = 7 × 15/2 × 15 = 105/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    7/30 = 7 × 1/30 × 1 = 7/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    105/30 - 7/30 = 105 - 7/30 = 98/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/15
  6. In mixed form: 34/15

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