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Subtract 4/5 from 5/6

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

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 5 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    5/6 = 5 × 5/6 × 5 = 25/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    4/5 = 4 × 6/5 × 6 = 24/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    25/30 - 24/30 = 25 - 24/30 = 1/30

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