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Subtract 20/56 from 30/20

1st number: 1 10/20, 2nd number: 20/56

30/20 - 20/56 is 8/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 14 = 280,
    30/20 = 30 × 14/20 × 14 = 420/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    20/56 = 20 × 5/56 × 5 = 100/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    420/280 - 100/280 = 420 - 100/280 = 320/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 8/7
  6. In mixed form: 11/7

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