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Subtract 20/49 from 35/40

35/40 - 20/49 is 183/392.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 49 is 1960
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 49 = 1960,
    35/40 = 35 × 49/40 × 49 = 1715/1960
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 40 = 1960,
    20/49 = 20 × 40/49 × 40 = 800/1960
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1715/1960 - 800/1960 = 1715 - 800/1960 = 915/1960
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 183/392

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