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Subtract 49/32 from 60/4

1st number: 15 0/4, 2nd number: 1 17/32

60/4 - 49/32 is 431/32.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 32 is 32

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 32
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 8 = 32,
    60/4 = 60 × 8/4 × 8 = 480/32
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 1 = 32,
    49/32 = 49 × 1/32 × 1 = 49/32
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    480/32 - 49/32 = 480 - 49/32 = 431/32
  5. In mixed form: 1315/32

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