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Subtract 2/35 from 7/60

7/60 - 2/35 is 5/84.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 35 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    7/60 = 7 × 7/60 × 7 = 49/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,
    2/35 = 2 × 12/35 × 12 = 24/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    49/420 - 24/420 = 49 - 24/420 = 25/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/84

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