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Subtract 72/60 from 24/12

1st number: 2 0/12, 2nd number: 1 12/60

24/12 - 72/60 is 4/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    24/12 = 24 × 5/12 × 5 = 120/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    72/60 = 72 × 1/60 × 1 = 72/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    120/60 - 72/60 = 120 - 72/60 = 48/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 4/5

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