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Subtract 21/12 from 60/6

1st number: 10 0/6, 2nd number: 1 9/12

60/6 - 21/12 is 33/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    60/6 = 60 × 2/6 × 2 = 120/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    21/12 = 21 × 1/12 × 1 = 21/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    120/12 - 21/12 = 120 - 21/12 = 99/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/4
  6. In mixed form: 81/4

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