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Subtract 9/84 from 36/60

36/60 - 9/84 is 69/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 84 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    36/60 = 36 × 7/60 × 7 = 252/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    9/84 = 9 × 5/84 × 5 = 45/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    252/420 - 45/420 = 252 - 45/420 = 207/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 69/140

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