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Subtract 5/30 from 4/20

4/20 - 5/30 is 1/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    4/20 = 4 × 3/20 × 3 = 12/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    5/30 = 5 × 2/30 × 2 = 10/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/60 - 10/60 = 12 - 10/60 = 2/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/30

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