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Subtract 20/54 from 5/3

1st number: 1 2/3, 2nd number: 20/54

5/3 - 20/54 is 35/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 18 = 54,
    5/3 = 5 × 18/3 × 18 = 90/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    20/54 = 20 × 1/54 × 1 = 20/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/54 - 20/54 = 90 - 20/54 = 70/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 35/27
  6. In mixed form: 18/27

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