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Subtract 30/6 from 8/3

1st number: 2 2/3, 2nd number: 5 0/6

8/3 - 30/6 is -7/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 6 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    8/3 = 8 × 2/3 × 2 = 16/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    30/6 = 30 × 1/6 × 1 = 30/6
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    16/6 - 30/6 = 16 - 30/6 = -14/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -7/3

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