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Subtract 84/60 from 8/14

1st number: 8/14, 2nd number: 1 24/60

8/14 - 84/60 is -29/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 30 = 420,
    8/14 = 8 × 30/14 × 30 = 240/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    84/60 = 84 × 7/60 × 7 = 588/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    240/420 - 588/420 = 240 - 588/420 = -348/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -29/35

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