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Subtract 6/20 from 4/2

1st number: 2 0/2, 2nd number: 6/20

4/2 - 6/20 is 17/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 20 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 10 = 20,
    4/2 = 4 × 10/2 × 10 = 40/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    6/20 = 6 × 1/20 × 1 = 6/20
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    40/20 - 6/20 = 40 - 6/20 = 34/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/10
  6. In mixed form: 17/10

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