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Subtract 1/60 from 5/4

1st number: 1 1/4, 2nd number: 1/60

5/4 - 1/60 is 37/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    5/4 = 5 × 15/4 × 15 = 75/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    1/60 = 1 × 1/60 × 1 = 1/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    75/60 - 1/60 = 75 - 1/60 = 74/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/30
  6. In mixed form: 17/30

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