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Subtract 2/12 from 30/24

1st number: 1 6/24, 2nd number: 2/12

30/24 - 2/12 is 13/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 12 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    30/24 = 30 × 1/24 × 1 = 30/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    2/12 = 2 × 2/12 × 2 = 4/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    30/24 - 4/24 = 30 - 4/24 = 26/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/12
  6. In mixed form: 11/12

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