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Subtract 1/20 from 35/56

35/56 - 1/20 is 23/40.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 20 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    35/56 = 35 × 5/56 × 5 = 175/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 14 = 280,
    1/20 = 1 × 14/20 × 14 = 14/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    175/280 - 14/280 = 175 - 14/280 = 161/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/40

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