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Subtract 5/30 from 4/6

4/6 - 5/30 is 1/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    4/6 = 4 × 5/6 × 5 = 20/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    5/30 = 5 × 1/30 × 1 = 5/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    20/30 - 5/30 = 20 - 5/30 = 15/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/2

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