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Subtract 2/60 from 30/8

1st number: 3 6/8, 2nd number: 2/60

30/8 - 2/60 is 223/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 60 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    30/8 = 30 × 15/8 × 15 = 450/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    2/60 = 2 × 2/60 × 2 = 4/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    450/120 - 4/120 = 450 - 4/120 = 446/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 223/60
  6. In mixed form: 343/60

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