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Subtract 30/12 from 30/75

1st number: 30/75, 2nd number: 2 6/12

30/75 - 30/12 is -21/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 12 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 4 = 300,
    30/75 = 30 × 4/75 × 4 = 120/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,
    30/12 = 30 × 25/12 × 25 = 750/300
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    120/300 - 750/300 = 120 - 750/300 = -630/300
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -21/10

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