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Subtract 60/12 from 30/45

1st number: 30/45, 2nd number: 5 0/12

30/45 - 60/12 is -13/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 12 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    30/45 = 30 × 4/45 × 4 = 120/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 15 = 180,
    60/12 = 60 × 15/12 × 15 = 900/180
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    120/180 - 900/180 = 120 - 900/180 = -780/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -13/3

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