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Subtract 6/3 from 1/12

1st number: 1/12, 2nd number: 2 0/3

1/12 - 6/3 is -23/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 3 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    1/12 = 1 × 1/12 × 1 = 1/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    6/3 = 6 × 4/3 × 4 = 24/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1/12 - 24/12 = 1 - 24/12 = -23/12

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