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Subtract 60/27 from 60/45

1st number: 1 15/45, 2nd number: 2 6/27

60/45 - 60/27 is -8/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 27 is 135
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 3 = 135,
    60/45 = 60 × 3/45 × 3 = 180/135
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 5 = 135,
    60/27 = 60 × 5/27 × 5 = 300/135
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    180/135 - 300/135 = 180 - 300/135 = -120/135
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -8/9

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