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Subtract 20/90 from 5/3

1st number: 1 2/3, 2nd number: 20/90

5/3 - 20/90 is 13/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 30 = 90,
    5/3 = 5 × 30/3 × 30 = 150/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    20/90 = 20 × 1/90 × 1 = 20/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    150/90 - 20/90 = 150 - 20/90 = 130/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/9
  6. In mixed form: 14/9

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