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Subtract 2/56 from 20/35

20/35 - 2/56 is 15/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    20/35 = 20 × 8/35 × 8 = 160/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    2/56 = 2 × 5/56 × 5 = 10/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    160/280 - 10/280 = 160 - 10/280 = 150/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 15/28

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