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Subtract 16/60 from 3/30

3/30 - 16/60 is -1/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    3/30 = 3 × 2/30 × 2 = 6/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    16/60 = 16 × 1/60 × 1 = 16/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    6/60 - 16/60 = 6 - 16/60 = -10/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/6

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