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Subtract 10/7 from 10/60

1st number: 10/60, 2nd number: 1 3/7

10/60 - 10/7 is -53/42.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 7 is 420

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    10/60 = 10 × 7/60 × 7 = 70/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 60 = 420,
    10/7 = 10 × 60/7 × 60 = 600/420
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    70/420 - 600/420 = 70 - 600/420 = -530/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -53/42

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