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Subtract 4/12 from 30/8

1st number: 3 6/8, 2nd number: 4/12

30/8 - 4/12 is 41/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 12 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    30/8 = 30 × 3/8 × 3 = 90/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    4/12 = 4 × 2/12 × 2 = 8/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/24 - 8/24 = 90 - 8/24 = 82/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/12
  6. In mixed form: 35/12

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