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Subtract 60/14 from 15/8

1st number: 1 7/8, 2nd number: 4 4/14

15/8 - 60/14 is -135/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 14 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    15/8 = 15 × 7/8 × 7 = 105/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    60/14 = 60 × 4/14 × 4 = 240/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    105/56 - 240/56 = 105 - 240/56 = -135/56

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