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Subtract 18/60 from 8/24

8/24 - 18/60 is 1/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 60 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    8/24 = 8 × 5/24 × 5 = 40/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    18/60 = 18 × 2/60 × 2 = 36/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    40/120 - 36/120 = 40 - 36/120 = 4/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/30

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