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Subtract 49/32 from 60/8

1st number: 7 4/8, 2nd number: 1 17/32

60/8 - 49/32 is 191/32.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 32 is 32

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 32
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 4 = 32,
    60/8 = 60 × 4/8 × 4 = 240/32
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 1 = 32,
    49/32 = 49 × 1/32 × 1 = 49/32
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    240/32 - 49/32 = 240 - 49/32 = 191/32
  5. In mixed form: 531/32

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