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Subtract 3/60 from 35/4

1st number: 8 3/4, 2nd number: 3/60

35/4 - 3/60 is 87/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    35/4 = 35 × 15/4 × 15 = 525/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    3/60 = 3 × 1/60 × 1 = 3/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    525/60 - 3/60 = 525 - 3/60 = 522/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 87/10
  6. In mixed form: 87/10

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