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Subtract 7/6 from 42/20

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

42/20 - 7/6 is 14/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 6 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    42/20 = 42 × 3/20 × 3 = 126/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 10 = 60,
    7/6 = 7 × 10/6 × 10 = 70/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    126/60 - 70/60 = 126 - 70/60 = 56/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 14/15

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