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Subtract 30/36 from 60/45

1st number: 1 15/45, 2nd number: 30/36

60/45 - 30/36 is 1/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 36 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    60/45 = 60 × 4/45 × 4 = 240/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    30/36 = 30 × 5/36 × 5 = 150/180
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    240/180 - 150/180 = 240 - 150/180 = 90/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/2

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