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Subtract 1/12 from 30/6

1st number: 5 0/6, 2nd number: 1/12

30/6 - 1/12 is 59/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    30/6 = 30 × 2/6 × 2 = 60/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    1/12 = 1 × 1/12 × 1 = 1/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    60/12 - 1/12 = 60 - 1/12 = 59/12
  5. In mixed form: 411/12

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