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Subtract 5/6 from 20/16

1st number: 1 4/16, 2nd number: 5/6

20/16 - 5/6 is 5/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 6 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    20/16 = 20 × 3/16 × 3 = 60/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 8 = 48,
    5/6 = 5 × 8/6 × 8 = 40/48
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    60/48 - 40/48 = 60 - 40/48 = 20/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/12

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