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Subtract 1/60 from 90/2

1st number: 45 0/2, 2nd number: 1/60

90/2 - 1/60 is 2699/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 30 = 60,
    90/2 = 90 × 30/2 × 30 = 2700/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    1/60 = 1 × 1/60 × 1 = 1/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2700/60 - 1/60 = 2700 - 1/60 = 2699/60
  5. In mixed form: 4459/60

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