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Subtract 3/42 from 7/60

7/60 - 3/42 is 19/420.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 42 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 42 × 10 = 420,
    3/42 = 3 × 10/42 × 10 = 30/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    49/420 - 30/420 = 49 - 30/420 = 19/420

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