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Subtract 16/80 from 20/6

1st number: 3 2/6, 2nd number: 16/80

20/6 - 16/80 is 47/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 40 = 240,
    20/6 = 20 × 40/6 × 40 = 800/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    16/80 = 16 × 3/80 × 3 = 48/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    800/240 - 48/240 = 800 - 48/240 = 752/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/15
  6. In mixed form: 32/15

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