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Subtract 20/40 from 28/6

1st number: 4 4/6, 2nd number: 20/40

28/6 - 20/40 is 25/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 20 = 120,
    28/6 = 28 × 20/6 × 20 = 560/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    20/40 = 20 × 3/40 × 3 = 60/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    560/120 - 60/120 = 560 - 60/120 = 500/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/6
  6. In mixed form: 41/6

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