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Subtract 20/56 from 12/25

12/25 - 20/56 is 43/350.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 56 is 1400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 56 = 1400,
    12/25 = 12 × 56/25 × 56 = 672/1400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 25 = 1400,
    20/56 = 20 × 25/56 × 25 = 500/1400
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    672/1400 - 500/1400 = 672 - 500/1400 = 172/1400
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/350

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