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Subtract 2/60 from 30/16

1st number: 1 14/16, 2nd number: 2/60

30/16 - 2/60 is 221/120.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 60 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    30/16 = 30 × 15/16 × 15 = 450/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 4 = 240,
    2/60 = 2 × 4/60 × 4 = 8/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    450/240 - 8/240 = 450 - 8/240 = 442/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 221/120
  6. In mixed form: 1101/120

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