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Subtract 2/7 from 7/60

7/60 - 2/7 is -71/420.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 7 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 7 × 60 = 420,
    2/7 = 2 × 60/7 × 60 = 120/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    49/420 - 120/420 = 49 - 120/420 = -71/420

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