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Subtract 2/36 from 14/20

14/20 - 2/36 is 29/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 36 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,
    14/20 = 14 × 9/20 × 9 = 126/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    2/36 = 2 × 5/36 × 5 = 10/180
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    126/180 - 10/180 = 126 - 10/180 = 116/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/45

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