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Subtract 4/20 from 16/15

1st number: 1 1/15, 2nd number: 4/20

16/15 - 4/20 is 13/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 20 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    16/15 = 16 × 4/15 × 4 = 64/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    4/20 = 4 × 3/20 × 3 = 12/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    64/60 - 12/60 = 64 - 12/60 = 52/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/15

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