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Subtract 48/42 from 3/60

1st number: 3/60, 2nd number: 1 6/42

3/60 - 48/42 is -153/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 42 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    3/60 = 3 × 7/60 × 7 = 21/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 10 = 420,
    48/42 = 48 × 10/42 × 10 = 480/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    21/420 - 480/420 = 21 - 480/420 = -459/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -153/140

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