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Subtract 3/9 from 30/5

1st number: 6 0/5, 2nd number: 3/9

30/5 - 3/9 is 17/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 9 = 45,
    30/5 = 30 × 9/5 × 9 = 270/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    3/9 = 3 × 5/9 × 5 = 15/45
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    270/45 - 15/45 = 270 - 15/45 = 255/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/3
  6. In mixed form: 52/3

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