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Subtract 8/60 from 20/6

1st number: 3 2/6, 2nd number: 8/60

20/6 - 8/60 is 16/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 60 is 60

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 10 = 60,
    20/6 = 20 × 10/6 × 10 = 200/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    8/60 = 8 × 1/60 × 1 = 8/60
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    200/60 - 8/60 = 200 - 8/60 = 192/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 16/5
  6. In mixed form: 31/5

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