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Subtract 10/8 from 60/42

1st number: 1 18/42, 2nd number: 1 2/8

60/42 - 10/8 is 5/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 8 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 4 = 168,
    60/42 = 60 × 4/42 × 4 = 240/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    10/8 = 10 × 21/8 × 21 = 210/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    240/168 - 210/168 = 240 - 210/168 = 30/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/28

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