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Subtract 21/60 from 30/6

1st number: 5 0/6, 2nd number: 21/60

30/6 - 21/60 is 93/20.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 10 = 60,
    30/6 = 30 × 10/6 × 10 = 300/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    21/60 = 21 × 1/60 × 1 = 21/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    300/60 - 21/60 = 300 - 21/60 = 279/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 93/20
  6. In mixed form: 413/20

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