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Subtract 63/80 from 10/60

10/60 - 63/80 is -149/240.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 4 = 240,
    10/60 = 10 × 4/60 × 4 = 40/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    63/80 = 63 × 3/80 × 3 = 189/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    40/240 - 189/240 = 40 - 189/240 = -149/240

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