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Subtract 3/6 from 30/5

1st number: 6 0/5, 2nd number: 3/6

30/5 - 3/6 is 11/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    30/5 = 30 × 6/5 × 6 = 180/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    3/6 = 3 × 5/6 × 5 = 15/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    180/30 - 15/30 = 180 - 15/30 = 165/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/2
  6. In mixed form: 51/2

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