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Subtract 8/30 from 3/60

3/60 - 8/30 is -13/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 30 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 30 × 2 = 60,
    8/30 = 8 × 2/30 × 2 = 16/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3/60 - 16/60 = 3 - 16/60 = -13/60

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