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Subtract 10/60 from 3/4

3/4 - 10/60 is 7/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    3/4 = 3 × 15/4 × 15 = 45/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    10/60 = 10 × 1/60 × 1 = 10/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    45/60 - 10/60 = 45 - 10/60 = 35/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/12

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