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Subtract 7/60 from 84/8

1st number: 10 4/8, 2nd number: 7/60

84/8 - 7/60 is 623/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 60 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    84/8 = 84 × 15/8 × 15 = 1260/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    7/60 = 7 × 2/60 × 2 = 14/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1260/120 - 14/120 = 1260 - 14/120 = 1246/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 623/60
  6. In mixed form: 1023/60

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