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Subtract 50/60 from 20/75

20/75 - 50/60 is -17/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 60 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 4 = 300,
    20/75 = 20 × 4/75 × 4 = 80/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 5 = 300,
    50/60 = 50 × 5/60 × 5 = 250/300
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    80/300 - 250/300 = 80 - 250/300 = -170/300
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -17/30

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