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Subtract 1/12 from 14/20

14/20 - 1/12 is 37/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    14/20 = 14 × 3/20 × 3 = 42/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    1/12 = 1 × 5/12 × 5 = 5/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    42/60 - 5/60 = 42 - 5/60 = 37/60

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