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Subtract 48/30 from 9/4

1st number: 2 1/4, 2nd number: 1 18/30

9/4 - 48/30 is 13/20.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    9/4 = 9 × 15/4 × 15 = 135/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    48/30 = 48 × 2/30 × 2 = 96/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    135/60 - 96/60 = 135 - 96/60 = 39/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/20

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