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Subtract 1/60 from 35/20

1st number: 1 15/20, 2nd number: 1/60

35/20 - 1/60 is 26/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    35/20 = 35 × 3/20 × 3 = 105/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    1/60 = 1 × 1/60 × 1 = 1/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    105/60 - 1/60 = 105 - 1/60 = 104/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 26/15
  6. In mixed form: 111/15

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