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Subtract 50/60 from 30/20

1st number: 1 10/20, 2nd number: 50/60

30/20 - 50/60 is 2/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    30/20 = 30 × 3/20 × 3 = 90/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    50/60 = 50 × 1/60 × 1 = 50/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/60 - 50/60 = 90 - 50/60 = 40/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/3

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