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Subtract 20/12 from 2/3

1st number: 2/3, 2nd number: 1 8/12

2/3 - 20/12 is -1/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    2/3 = 2 × 4/3 × 4 = 8/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    20/12 = 20 × 1/12 × 1 = 20/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    8/12 - 20/12 = 8 - 20/12 = -12/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/1

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