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Subtract 60/54 from 30/6

1st number: 5 0/6, 2nd number: 1 6/54

30/6 - 60/54 is 35/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 9 = 54,
    30/6 = 30 × 9/6 × 9 = 270/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    60/54 = 60 × 1/54 × 1 = 60/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    270/54 - 60/54 = 270 - 60/54 = 210/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 35/9
  6. In mixed form: 38/9

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