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Subtract 60/18 from 5/3

1st number: 1 2/3, 2nd number: 3 6/18

5/3 - 60/18 is -5/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 6 = 18,
    5/3 = 5 × 6/3 × 6 = 30/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    60/18 = 60 × 1/18 × 1 = 60/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    30/18 - 60/18 = 30 - 60/18 = -30/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -5/3

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