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Subtract 8/27 from 9/60

9/60 - 8/27 is -79/540.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 27 is 540
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 9 = 540,
    9/60 = 9 × 9/60 × 9 = 81/540
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 20 = 540,
    8/27 = 8 × 20/27 × 20 = 160/540
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    81/540 - 160/540 = 81 - 160/540 = -79/540

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