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Subtract 3/18 from 7/60

7/60 - 3/18 is -1/20.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 18 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    7/60 = 7 × 3/60 × 3 = 21/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 10 = 180,
    3/18 = 3 × 10/18 × 10 = 30/180
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    21/180 - 30/180 = 21 - 30/180 = -9/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/20

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