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Subtract 45/8 from 5/60

1st number: 5/60, 2nd number: 5 5/8

5/60 - 45/8 is -133/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    5/60 = 5 × 2/60 × 2 = 10/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    45/8 = 45 × 15/8 × 15 = 675/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    10/120 - 675/120 = 10 - 675/120 = -665/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -133/24

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