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Subtract 1/20 from 14/6

1st number: 2 2/6, 2nd number: 1/20

14/6 - 1/20 is 137/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 20 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 10 = 60,
    14/6 = 14 × 10/6 × 10 = 140/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    1/20 = 1 × 3/20 × 3 = 3/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    140/60 - 3/60 = 140 - 3/60 = 137/60
  5. In mixed form: 217/60

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