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Subtract 1/60 from 70/84

70/84 - 1/60 is 49/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    70/84 = 70 × 5/84 × 5 = 350/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    1/60 = 1 × 7/60 × 7 = 7/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    350/420 - 7/420 = 350 - 7/420 = 343/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/60

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