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Subtract 20/84 from 35/6

1st number: 5 5/6, 2nd number: 20/84

35/6 - 20/84 is 235/42.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    35/6 = 35 × 14/6 × 14 = 490/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    20/84 = 20 × 1/84 × 1 = 20/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    490/84 - 20/84 = 490 - 20/84 = 470/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 235/42
  6. In mixed form: 525/42

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