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Subtract 8/40 from 60/90

60/90 - 8/40 is 7/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 40 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,
    60/90 = 60 × 4/90 × 4 = 240/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    8/40 = 8 × 9/40 × 9 = 72/360
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    240/360 - 72/360 = 240 - 72/360 = 168/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/15

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