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Subtract 8/80 from 60/18

1st number: 3 6/18, 2nd number: 8/80

60/18 - 8/80 is 97/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 80 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 40 = 720,
    60/18 = 60 × 40/18 × 40 = 2400/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 9 = 720,
    8/80 = 8 × 9/80 × 9 = 72/720
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2400/720 - 72/720 = 2400 - 72/720 = 2328/720
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 97/30
  6. In mixed form: 37/30

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