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Subtract 9/5 from 1/12

1st number: 1/12, 2nd number: 1 4/5

1/12 - 9/5 is -103/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 5 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    1/12 = 1 × 5/12 × 5 = 5/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    9/5 = 9 × 12/5 × 12 = 108/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    5/60 - 108/60 = 5 - 108/60 = -103/60

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