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Subtract 5/20 from 30/14

1st number: 2 2/14, 2nd number: 5/20

30/14 - 5/20 is 53/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 20 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 10 = 140,
    30/14 = 30 × 10/14 × 10 = 300/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    5/20 = 5 × 7/20 × 7 = 35/140
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    300/140 - 35/140 = 300 - 35/140 = 265/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/28
  6. In mixed form: 125/28

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