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Subtract 7/12 from 1/10

1/10 - 7/12 is -29/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 6 = 60,
    1/10 = 1 × 6/10 × 6 = 6/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    7/12 = 7 × 5/12 × 5 = 35/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    6/60 - 35/60 = 6 - 35/60 = -29/60

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