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Subtract 1/80 from 12/6

1st number: 2 0/6, 2nd number: 1/80

12/6 - 1/80 is 159/80.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 40 = 240,
    12/6 = 12 × 40/6 × 40 = 480/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    1/80 = 1 × 3/80 × 3 = 3/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    480/240 - 3/240 = 480 - 3/240 = 477/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 159/80
  6. In mixed form: 179/80

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