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Subtract 8/6 from 6/2

1st number: 3 0/2, 2nd number: 1 2/6

6/2 - 8/6 is 5/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 6 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,
    6/2 = 6 × 3/2 × 3 = 18/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    8/6 = 8 × 1/6 × 1 = 8/6
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/6 - 8/6 = 18 - 8/6 = 10/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/3
  6. In mixed form: 12/3

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