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Subtract 2/25 from 12/20

12/20 - 2/25 is 13/25.

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,
    12/20 = 12 × 5/20 × 5 = 60/100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 4 = 100,
    2/25 = 2 × 4/25 × 4 = 8/100
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    60/100 - 8/100 = 60 - 8/100 = 52/100
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/25

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