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Subtract 4/60 from 10/42

10/42 - 4/60 is 6/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 10 = 420,
    10/42 = 10 × 10/42 × 10 = 100/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    4/60 = 4 × 7/60 × 7 = 28/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    100/420 - 28/420 = 100 - 28/420 = 72/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 6/35

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