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Subtract 1/20 from 2/15

2/15 - 1/20 is 1/12.

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,
    2/15 = 2 × 4/15 × 4 = 8/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    1/20 = 1 × 3/20 × 3 = 3/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    8/60 - 3/60 = 8 - 3/60 = 5/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/12

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