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Subtract 9/6 from 12/5

1st number: 2 2/5, 2nd number: 1 3/6

12/5 - 9/6 is 9/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    12/5 = 12 × 6/5 × 6 = 72/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    9/6 = 9 × 5/6 × 5 = 45/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    72/30 - 45/30 = 72 - 45/30 = 27/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/10

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