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Subtract 16/60 from 45/90

45/90 - 16/60 is 7/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 60 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 2 = 180,
    45/90 = 45 × 2/90 × 2 = 90/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    16/60 = 16 × 3/60 × 3 = 48/180
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/180 - 48/180 = 90 - 48/180 = 42/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/30

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