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Subtract 60/20 from 8/15

1st number: 8/15, 2nd number: 3 0/20

8/15 - 60/20 is -37/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 20 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    8/15 = 8 × 4/15 × 4 = 32/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    60/20 = 60 × 3/20 × 3 = 180/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    32/60 - 180/60 = 32 - 180/60 = -148/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -37/15

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