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Subtract 81/56 from 30/12

1st number: 2 6/12, 2nd number: 1 25/56

30/12 - 81/56 is 59/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 14 = 168,
    30/12 = 30 × 14/12 × 14 = 420/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    81/56 = 81 × 3/56 × 3 = 243/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    420/168 - 243/168 = 420 - 243/168 = 177/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 59/56
  6. In mixed form: 13/56

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