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Subtract 6/60 from 30/8

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

30/8 - 6/60 is 73/20.

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,
    6/60 = 6 × 2/60 × 2 = 12/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    450/120 - 12/120 = 450 - 12/120 = 438/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/20
  6. In mixed form: 313/20

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