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Subtract 6/12 from 30/16

1st number: 1 14/16, 2nd number: 6/12

30/16 - 6/12 is 11/8.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 12 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    30/16 = 30 × 3/16 × 3 = 90/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 4 = 48,
    6/12 = 6 × 4/12 × 4 = 24/48
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/48 - 24/48 = 90 - 24/48 = 66/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/8
  6. In mixed form: 13/8

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