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Subtract 4/30 from 70/48

1st number: 1 22/48, 2nd number: 4/30

70/48 - 4/30 is 53/40.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 30 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    70/48 = 70 × 5/48 × 5 = 350/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    4/30 = 4 × 8/30 × 8 = 32/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    350/240 - 32/240 = 350 - 32/240 = 318/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/40
  6. In mixed form: 113/40

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