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Subtract 45/60 from 4/5

4/5 - 45/60 is 1/20.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    4/5 = 4 × 12/5 × 12 = 48/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    45/60 = 45 × 1/60 × 1 = 45/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    48/60 - 45/60 = 48 - 45/60 = 3/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/20

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