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Subtract 12/80 from 28/60

28/60 - 12/80 is 19/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 4 = 240,
    28/60 = 28 × 4/60 × 4 = 112/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    12/80 = 12 × 3/80 × 3 = 36/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    112/240 - 36/240 = 112 - 36/240 = 76/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/60

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