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Subtract 20/35 from 5/24

5/24 - 20/35 is -61/168.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 35 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    5/24 = 5 × 35/24 × 35 = 175/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 24 = 840,
    20/35 = 20 × 24/35 × 24 = 480/840
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    175/840 - 480/840 = 175 - 480/840 = -305/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -61/168

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