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Subtract 36/60 from 24/36

24/36 - 36/60 is 1/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 60 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    24/36 = 24 × 5/36 × 5 = 120/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    36/60 = 36 × 3/60 × 3 = 108/180
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    120/180 - 108/180 = 120 - 108/180 = 12/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/15

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