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Subtract 2/8 from 1/60

1/60 - 2/8 is -7/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    1/60 = 1 × 2/60 × 2 = 2/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    2/8 = 2 × 15/8 × 15 = 30/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2/120 - 30/120 = 2 - 30/120 = -28/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -7/30

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