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Subtract 10/90 from 12/2

1st number: 6 0/2, 2nd number: 10/90

12/2 - 10/90 is 53/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 45 = 90,
    12/2 = 12 × 45/2 × 45 = 540/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    10/90 = 10 × 1/90 × 1 = 10/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    540/90 - 10/90 = 540 - 10/90 = 530/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/9
  6. In mixed form: 58/9

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