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    What is 10/12 minus 3/12?

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    10/12 - 3/12 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is the difference between 10/12 and 3/12 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

    10/12-3/12 equals to
    10/12 - 3/12 = 7/12
    Hence, 10/12 - 3/12 is equal to 7/12.
    where
    10/12 is a fraction as a minuend,
    3/12 is a fraction as a subtrahend,
    7/12 is the difference between 10/12 and 3/12.

    10/12 minus 3/12 as a decimal
    10/12 - 3/12 = 7/12
    7/12 = 0.5833
    Hence, 10/12-3/12 can be written as 0.5833 in decimal.
    where
    0.5833 is the difference between 10/12 and 3/12.

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    How-to: 10/12 - 3/12 = ?

    The below workout with step by step calculation for subtracting 10/12 from 3/12 shows how to find what is the difference between 10/12 and 3/12.

    Problem and Workout:
    What is 10/12 minus 3/12 as a fraction?
    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input:
    Fraction A: 10/12
    Fraction B: 3/12

    What to be found?
    10/12-3/12 = ?
    Find what's the difference of 10/12 and 3/12.


    step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 10/12 and 3/12 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction subtraction. Since the denominators of given fractions 10/12 and 3/12 are equal to each other, it is said to be like fractions subtraction.

    step 3 For like fractions subtraction, write the fractions 10/12 and 3/12 in subtraction expression form like the below:
    Difference = 10/12 - 3/12


    step 4Take the common value 1/12 out from the expression and rewrite the expression like the below:
    = 1/12 x (10 /1 - 3 /1)
    = 1/12 x (10 - 3)


    step 5Simplify the above expression further:
    = 1/12 x 7
    = 7/12
    10/12 - 3/12 = 7/12

    Hence,
    10/12 minus 3/12 equals to 7/12

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