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Subtract 6/45 from 20/4

1st number: 5 0/4, 2nd number: 6/45

20/4 - 6/45 is 73/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 45 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 45 = 180,
    20/4 = 20 × 45/4 × 45 = 900/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    6/45 = 6 × 4/45 × 4 = 24/180
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    900/180 - 24/180 = 900 - 24/180 = 876/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/15
  6. In mixed form: 413/15

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