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Subtract 2/16 from 20/35

20/35 - 2/16 is 25/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 16 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 16 = 560,
    20/35 = 20 × 16/35 × 16 = 320/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    2/16 = 2 × 35/16 × 35 = 70/560
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    320/560 - 70/560 = 320 - 70/560 = 250/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/56

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