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Subtract 1/20 from 35/4

1st number: 8 3/4, 2nd number: 1/20

35/4 - 1/20 is 87/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 20 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    35/4 = 35 × 5/4 × 5 = 175/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    1/20 = 1 × 1/20 × 1 = 1/20
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    175/20 - 1/20 = 175 - 1/20 = 174/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 87/10
  6. In mixed form: 87/10

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