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Subtract 60/12 from 1/30

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

1/30 - 60/12 is -149/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. 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
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    1/30 = 1 × 2/30 × 2 = 2/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    60/12 = 60 × 5/12 × 5 = 300/60
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    2/60 - 300/60 = 2 - 300/60 = -298/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -149/30

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