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Subtract 2/35 from 12/20

12/20 - 2/35 is 19/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 35 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    12/20 = 12 × 7/20 × 7 = 84/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    2/35 = 2 × 4/35 × 4 = 8/140
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    84/140 - 8/140 = 84 - 8/140 = 76/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/35

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