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Subtract 48/30 from 21/60

1st number: 21/60, 2nd number: 1 18/30

21/60 - 48/30 is -5/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    21/60 = 21 × 1/60 × 1 = 21/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    48/30 = 48 × 2/30 × 2 = 96/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    21/60 - 96/60 = 21 - 96/60 = -75/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -5/4

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