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Subtract 5/6 from 3/60

3/60 - 5/6 is -47/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 6 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    3/60 = 3 × 1/60 × 1 = 3/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 10 = 60,
    5/6 = 5 × 10/6 × 10 = 50/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3/60 - 50/60 = 3 - 50/60 = -47/60

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