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Subtract 20/84 from 35/75

35/75 - 20/84 is 8/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 84 is 2100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 28 = 2100,
    35/75 = 35 × 28/75 × 28 = 980/2100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 25 = 2100,
    20/84 = 20 × 25/84 × 25 = 500/2100
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    980/2100 - 500/2100 = 980 - 500/2100 = 480/2100
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 8/35

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