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Subtract 50/90 from 8/60

8/60 - 50/90 is -19/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 90 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    8/60 = 8 × 3/60 × 3 = 24/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 2 = 180,
    50/90 = 50 × 2/90 × 2 = 100/180
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    24/180 - 100/180 = 24 - 100/180 = -76/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -19/45

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