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Subtract 60/90 from 16/15

1st number: 1 1/15, 2nd number: 60/90

16/15 - 60/90 is 2/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 6 = 90,
    16/15 = 16 × 6/15 × 6 = 96/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    60/90 = 60 × 1/90 × 1 = 60/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    96/90 - 60/90 = 96 - 60/90 = 36/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/5

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