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Subtract 35/14 from 20/8

1st number: 2 4/8, 2nd number: 2 7/14

20/8 - 35/14 is 0/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 14 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    20/8 = 20 × 7/8 × 7 = 140/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    35/14 = 35 × 4/14 × 4 = 140/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    140/56 - 140/56 = 140 - 140/56 = 0/56
  5. The answer is 0

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