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Subtract 48/6 from 3/20

1st number: 3/20, 2nd number: 8 0/6

3/20 - 48/6 is -157/20.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 6 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    3/20 = 3 × 3/20 × 3 = 9/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 10 = 60,
    48/6 = 48 × 10/6 × 10 = 480/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    9/60 - 480/60 = 9 - 480/60 = -471/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -157/20

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