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Subtract 60/14 from 45/80

1st number: 45/80, 2nd number: 4 4/14

45/80 - 60/14 is -417/112.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 14 is 560

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 7 = 560,
    45/80 = 45 × 7/80 × 7 = 315/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 40 = 560,
    60/14 = 60 × 40/14 × 40 = 2400/560
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    315/560 - 2400/560 = 315 - 2400/560 = -2085/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -417/112

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