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Subtract 35/7 from 20/24

1st number: 20/24, 2nd number: 5 0/7

20/24 - 35/7 is -25/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 7 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    20/24 = 20 × 7/24 × 7 = 140/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 24 = 168,
    35/7 = 35 × 24/7 × 24 = 840/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    140/168 - 840/168 = 140 - 840/168 = -700/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -25/6

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