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Subtract 2/12 from 60/24

1st number: 2 12/24, 2nd number: 2/12

60/24 - 2/12 is 7/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 12 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    60/24 = 60 × 1/24 × 1 = 60/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    2/12 = 2 × 2/12 × 2 = 4/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    60/24 - 4/24 = 60 - 4/24 = 56/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/3
  6. In mixed form: 21/3

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