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1^{st} number: 1/30, 2^{nd} number: 5 0/12

130 - 6012 is -14930.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 30 and 12 is**60**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60 - For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,

130 = 1 × 230 × 2 = 260 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,

6012 = 60 × 512 × 5 = 30060 - Subtract the two like fractions:

260 - 30060 = 2 - 30060 = -29860 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -14930

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