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Subtract 2/12 from 30/50

30/50 - 2/12 is 13/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 12 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 6 = 300,
    30/50 = 30 × 6/50 × 6 = 180/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,
    2/12 = 2 × 25/12 × 25 = 50/300
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    180/300 - 50/300 = 180 - 50/300 = 130/300
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/30

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