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Subtract 25/10 from 20/7

1st number: 2 6/7, 2nd number: 2 5/10

20/7 - 25/10 is 5/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 10 = 70,
    20/7 = 20 × 10/7 × 10 = 200/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    25/10 = 25 × 7/10 × 7 = 175/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    200/70 - 175/70 = 200 - 175/70 = 25/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/14

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