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Subtract 27/60 from 8/4

1st number: 2 0/4, 2nd number: 27/60

8/4 - 27/60 is 31/20.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    8/4 = 8 × 15/4 × 15 = 120/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    27/60 = 27 × 1/60 × 1 = 27/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    120/60 - 27/60 = 120 - 27/60 = 93/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/20
  6. In mixed form: 111/20

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