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Subtract 18/12 from 60/10

1st number: 6 0/10, 2nd number: 1 6/12

60/10 - 18/12 is 9/2.

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,
    60/10 = 60 × 6/10 × 6 = 360/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    18/12 = 18 × 5/12 × 5 = 90/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    360/60 - 90/60 = 360 - 90/60 = 270/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/2
  6. In mixed form: 41/2

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