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Subtract 8/80 from 60/6

1st number: 10 0/6, 2nd number: 8/80

60/6 - 8/80 is 99/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 40 = 240,
    60/6 = 60 × 40/6 × 40 = 2400/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    8/80 = 8 × 3/80 × 3 = 24/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2400/240 - 24/240 = 2400 - 24/240 = 2376/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 99/10
  6. In mixed form: 99/10

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