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Subtract 5/18 from 2/60

2/60 - 5/18 is -11/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 18 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    2/60 = 2 × 3/60 × 3 = 6/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 10 = 180,
    5/18 = 5 × 10/18 × 10 = 50/180
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    6/180 - 50/180 = 6 - 50/180 = -44/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -11/45

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