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Subtract 3/10 from 4/12

4/12 - 3/10 is 1/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 10 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    4/12 = 4 × 5/12 × 5 = 20/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 6 = 60,
    3/10 = 3 × 6/10 × 6 = 18/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    20/60 - 18/60 = 20 - 18/60 = 2/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/30

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