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Subtract 7/60 from 30/12

1st number: 2 6/12, 2nd number: 7/60

30/12 - 7/60 is 143/60.

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,
    7/60 = 7 × 1/60 × 1 = 7/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    150/60 - 7/60 = 150 - 7/60 = 143/60
  5. In mixed form: 223/60

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