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Subtract 5/6 from 60/8

1st number: 7 4/8, 2nd number: 5/6

60/8 - 5/6 is 20/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 6 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    60/8 = 60 × 3/8 × 3 = 180/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    5/6 = 5 × 4/6 × 4 = 20/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    180/24 - 20/24 = 180 - 20/24 = 160/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 20/3
  6. In mixed form: 62/3

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