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Subtract 30/45 from 45/5

1st number: 9 0/5, 2nd number: 30/45

45/5 - 30/45 is 25/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 9 = 45,
    45/5 = 45 × 9/5 × 9 = 405/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    30/45 = 30 × 1/45 × 1 = 30/45
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    405/45 - 30/45 = 405 - 30/45 = 375/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/3
  6. In mixed form: 81/3

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