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Subtract 1/12 from 6/3

1st number: 2 0/3, 2nd number: 1/12

6/3 - 1/12 is 23/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    6/3 = 6 × 4/3 × 4 = 24/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    1/12 = 1 × 1/12 × 1 = 1/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    24/12 - 1/12 = 24 - 1/12 = 23/12
  5. In mixed form: 111/12

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