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Subtract 10/8 from 30/5

1st number: 6 0/5, 2nd number: 1 2/8

30/5 - 10/8 is 19/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 8 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 8 = 40,
    30/5 = 30 × 8/5 × 8 = 240/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    10/8 = 10 × 5/8 × 5 = 50/40
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    240/40 - 50/40 = 240 - 50/40 = 190/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/4
  6. In mixed form: 43/4

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