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Subtract 70/24 from 60/4

1st number: 15 0/4, 2nd number: 2 22/24

60/4 - 70/24 is 145/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 6 = 24,
    60/4 = 60 × 6/4 × 6 = 360/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    70/24 = 70 × 1/24 × 1 = 70/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    360/24 - 70/24 = 360 - 70/24 = 290/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 145/12
  6. In mixed form: 121/12

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