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Subtract 60/56 from 12/20

1st number: 12/20, 2nd number: 1 4/56

12/20 - 60/56 is -33/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 14 = 280,
    12/20 = 12 × 14/20 × 14 = 168/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    60/56 = 60 × 5/56 × 5 = 300/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    168/280 - 300/280 = 168 - 300/280 = -132/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -33/70

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