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Subtract 1/60 from 56/4

1st number: 14 0/4, 2nd number: 1/60

56/4 - 1/60 is 839/60.

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,
    56/4 = 56 × 15/4 × 15 = 840/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    1/60 = 1 × 1/60 × 1 = 1/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    840/60 - 1/60 = 840 - 1/60 = 839/60
  5. In mixed form: 1359/60

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