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Subtract 1/20 from 35/40

35/40 - 1/20 is 33/40.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 20 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    35/40 = 35 × 1/40 × 1 = 35/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 2 = 40,
    1/20 = 1 × 2/20 × 2 = 2/40
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    35/40 - 2/40 = 35 - 2/40 = 33/40

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