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Subtract 1/60 from 30/2

1st number: 15 0/2, 2nd number: 1/60

30/2 - 1/60 is 899/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 30 = 60,
    30/2 = 30 × 30/2 × 30 = 900/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    1/60 = 1 × 1/60 × 1 = 1/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    900/60 - 1/60 = 900 - 1/60 = 899/60
  5. In mixed form: 1459/60

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