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Subtract 64/60 from 15/50

1st number: 15/50, 2nd number: 1 4/60

15/50 - 64/60 is -23/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 60 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 6 = 300,
    15/50 = 15 × 6/50 × 6 = 90/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 5 = 300,
    64/60 = 64 × 5/60 × 5 = 320/300
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/300 - 320/300 = 90 - 320/300 = -230/300
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -23/30

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