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Subtract 10/54 from 12/2

1st number: 6 0/2, 2nd number: 10/54

12/2 - 10/54 is 157/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 27 = 54,
    12/2 = 12 × 27/2 × 27 = 324/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    10/54 = 10 × 1/54 × 1 = 10/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    324/54 - 10/54 = 324 - 10/54 = 314/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 157/27
  6. In mixed form: 522/27

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