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Subtract 1/12 from 6/10

6/10 - 1/12 is 31/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 6 = 60,
    6/10 = 6 × 6/10 × 6 = 36/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    1/12 = 1 × 5/12 × 5 = 5/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/60 - 5/60 = 36 - 5/60 = 31/60

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