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Subtract 35/30 from 10/8

1st number: 1 2/8, 2nd number: 1 5/30

10/8 - 35/30 is 1/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 30 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    10/8 = 10 × 15/8 × 15 = 150/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    35/30 = 35 × 4/30 × 4 = 140/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    150/120 - 140/120 = 150 - 140/120 = 10/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/12

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