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Subtract 5/30 from 3/6

3/6 - 5/30 is 1/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    3/6 = 3 × 5/6 × 5 = 15/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    5/30 = 5 × 1/30 × 1 = 5/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    15/30 - 5/30 = 15 - 5/30 = 10/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/3

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