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Subtract 35/80 from 84/60

1st number: 1 24/60, 2nd number: 35/80

84/60 - 35/80 is 77/80.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 4 = 240,
    84/60 = 84 × 4/60 × 4 = 336/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    35/80 = 35 × 3/80 × 3 = 105/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    336/240 - 105/240 = 336 - 105/240 = 231/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 77/80

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