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Subtract 56/20 from 3/30

1st number: 3/30, 2nd number: 2 16/20

3/30 - 56/20 is -27/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 20 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    3/30 = 3 × 2/30 × 2 = 6/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    56/20 = 56 × 3/20 × 3 = 168/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    6/60 - 168/60 = 6 - 168/60 = -162/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -27/10

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