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Subtract 10/60 from 30/12

1st number: 2 6/12, 2nd number: 10/60

30/12 - 10/60 is 7/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    30/12 = 30 × 5/12 × 5 = 150/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    10/60 = 10 × 1/60 × 1 = 10/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    150/60 - 10/60 = 150 - 10/60 = 140/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/3
  6. In mixed form: 21/3

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