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Subtract 4/56 from 1/60

1/60 - 4/56 is -23/420.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 14 = 840,
    1/60 = 1 × 14/60 × 14 = 14/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    4/56 = 4 × 15/56 × 15 = 60/840
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    14/840 - 60/840 = 14 - 60/840 = -46/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -23/420

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