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Subtract 8/60 from 16/3

1st number: 5 1/3, 2nd number: 8/60

16/3 - 8/60 is 26/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 20 = 60,
    16/3 = 16 × 20/3 × 20 = 320/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    8/60 = 8 × 1/60 × 1 = 8/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    320/60 - 8/60 = 320 - 8/60 = 312/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 26/5
  6. In mixed form: 51/5

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