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Subtract 1/60 from 35/84

35/84 - 1/60 is 2/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    35/84 = 35 × 5/84 × 5 = 175/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    1/60 = 1 × 7/60 × 7 = 7/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    175/420 - 7/420 = 175 - 7/420 = 168/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/5

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