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Subtract 8/6 from 5/20

1st number: 5/20, 2nd number: 1 2/6

5/20 - 8/6 is -13/12.

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,
    5/20 = 5 × 3/20 × 3 = 15/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 10 = 60,
    8/6 = 8 × 10/6 × 10 = 80/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    15/60 - 80/60 = 15 - 80/60 = -65/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -13/12

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