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Subtract 60/84 from 10/45

10/45 - 60/84 is -31/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 84 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 28 = 1260,
    10/45 = 10 × 28/45 × 28 = 280/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 15 = 1260,
    60/84 = 60 × 15/84 × 15 = 900/1260
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    280/1260 - 900/1260 = 280 - 900/1260 = -620/1260
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -31/63

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