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Subtract 3/25 from 10/20

10/20 - 3/25 is 19/50.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 25 is 100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 5 = 100,
    10/20 = 10 × 5/20 × 5 = 50/100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 4 = 100,
    3/25 = 3 × 4/25 × 4 = 12/100
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    50/100 - 12/100 = 50 - 12/100 = 38/100
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/50

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