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Subtract 60/80 from 60/54

1st number: 1 6/54, 2nd number: 60/80

60/54 - 60/80 is 13/36.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 80 is 2160
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 40 = 2160,
    60/54 = 60 × 40/54 × 40 = 2400/2160
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 27 = 2160,
    60/80 = 60 × 27/80 × 27 = 1620/2160
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2400/2160 - 1620/2160 = 2400 - 1620/2160 = 780/2160
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/36

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