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Subtract 7/6 from 1/5

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

1/5 - 7/6 is -29/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    1/5 = 1 × 6/5 × 6 = 6/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    7/6 = 7 × 5/6 × 5 = 35/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    6/30 - 35/30 = 6 - 35/30 = -29/30

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