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Subtract 6/12 from 30/2

1st number: 15 0/2, 2nd number: 6/12

30/2 - 6/12 is 29/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 6 = 12,
    30/2 = 30 × 6/2 × 6 = 180/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    6/12 = 6 × 1/12 × 1 = 6/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    180/12 - 6/12 = 180 - 6/12 = 174/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/2
  6. In mixed form: 141/2

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