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Subtract 2/24 from 60/16

1st number: 3 12/16, 2nd number: 2/24

60/16 - 2/24 is 11/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 24 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    60/16 = 60 × 3/16 × 3 = 180/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 2 = 48,
    2/24 = 2 × 2/24 × 2 = 4/48
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    180/48 - 4/48 = 180 - 4/48 = 176/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/3
  6. In mixed form: 32/3

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