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Subtract 6/12 from 60/20

1st number: 3 0/20, 2nd number: 6/12

60/20 - 6/12 is 5/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    60/20 = 60 × 3/20 × 3 = 180/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    6/12 = 6 × 5/12 × 5 = 30/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    180/60 - 30/60 = 180 - 30/60 = 150/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/2
  6. In mixed form: 21/2

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