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Subtract 30/12 from 60/15

1st number: 4 0/15, 2nd number: 2 6/12

60/15 - 30/12 is 3/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    60/15 = 60 × 4/15 × 4 = 240/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    30/12 = 30 × 5/12 × 5 = 150/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    240/60 - 150/60 = 240 - 150/60 = 90/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/2
  6. In mixed form: 11/2

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