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Subtract 8/81 from 45/60

45/60 - 8/81 is 211/324.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 81 is 1620
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 27 = 1620,
    45/60 = 45 × 27/60 × 27 = 1215/1620
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 20 = 1620,
    8/81 = 8 × 20/81 × 20 = 160/1620
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1215/1620 - 160/1620 = 1215 - 160/1620 = 1055/1620
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 211/324

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