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Subtract 6/3 from 7/12

1st number: 7/12, 2nd number: 2 0/3

7/12 - 6/3 is -17/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 3 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    7/12 = 7 × 1/12 × 1 = 7/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    6/3 = 6 × 4/3 × 4 = 24/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    7/12 - 24/12 = 7 - 24/12 = -17/12

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