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Subtract 24/63 from 72/30

1st number: 2 12/30, 2nd number: 24/63

72/30 - 24/63 is 212/105.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 63 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 21 = 630,
    72/30 = 72 × 21/30 × 21 = 1512/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 10 = 630,
    24/63 = 24 × 10/63 × 10 = 240/630
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1512/630 - 240/630 = 1512 - 240/630 = 1272/630
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 212/105
  6. In mixed form: 22/105

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