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Subtract 45/60 from 4/15

4/15 - 45/60 is -29/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    4/15 = 4 × 4/15 × 4 = 16/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    45/60 = 45 × 1/60 × 1 = 45/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    16/60 - 45/60 = 16 - 45/60 = -29/60

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