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Subtract 6/5 from 3/12

1st number: 3/12, 2nd number: 1 1/5

3/12 - 6/5 is -19/20.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 5 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    3/12 = 3 × 5/12 × 5 = 15/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    6/5 = 6 × 12/5 × 12 = 72/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    15/60 - 72/60 = 15 - 72/60 = -57/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -19/20

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