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Subtract 7/20 from 4/3

1st number: 1 1/3, 2nd number: 7/20

4/3 - 7/20 is 59/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 20 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 20 = 60,
    4/3 = 4 × 20/3 × 20 = 80/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    7/20 = 7 × 3/20 × 3 = 21/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    80/60 - 21/60 = 80 - 21/60 = 59/60

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