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Subtract 50/12 from 30/60

1st number: 30/60, 2nd number: 4 2/12

30/60 - 50/12 is -11/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    30/60 = 30 × 1/60 × 1 = 30/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    50/12 = 50 × 5/12 × 5 = 250/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    30/60 - 250/60 = 30 - 250/60 = -220/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -11/3

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