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Subtract 60/10 from 5/84

1st number: 5/84, 2nd number: 6 0/10

5/84 - 60/10 is -499/84.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 10 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    5/84 = 5 × 5/84 × 5 = 25/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 42 = 420,
    60/10 = 60 × 42/10 × 42 = 2520/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    25/420 - 2520/420 = 25 - 2520/420 = -2495/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -499/84

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