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Subtract 4/60 from 48/3

1st number: 16 0/3, 2nd number: 4/60

48/3 - 4/60 is 239/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 20 = 60,
    48/3 = 48 × 20/3 × 20 = 960/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    4/60 = 4 × 1/60 × 1 = 4/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    960/60 - 4/60 = 960 - 4/60 = 956/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 239/15
  6. In mixed form: 1514/15

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