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Subtract 14/80 from 7/30

7/30 - 14/80 is 7/120.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    7/30 = 7 × 8/30 × 8 = 56/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    14/80 = 14 × 3/80 × 3 = 42/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    56/240 - 42/240 = 56 - 42/240 = 14/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/120

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