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Subtract 60/30 from 24/15

1st number: 1 9/15, 2nd number: 2 0/30

24/15 - 60/30 is -2/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    24/15 = 24 × 2/15 × 2 = 48/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    60/30 = 60 × 1/30 × 1 = 60/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    48/30 - 60/30 = 48 - 60/30 = -12/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -2/5

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