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Subtract 2/10 from 12/6

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

12/6 - 2/10 is 9/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    12/6 = 12 × 5/6 × 5 = 60/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    2/10 = 2 × 3/10 × 3 = 6/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    60/30 - 6/30 = 60 - 6/30 = 54/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/5
  6. In mixed form: 14/5

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