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Subtract 5/20 from 54/10

1st number: 5 4/10, 2nd number: 5/20

54/10 - 5/20 is 103/20.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 20 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 2 = 20,
    54/10 = 54 × 2/10 × 2 = 108/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    5/20 = 5 × 1/20 × 1 = 5/20
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    108/20 - 5/20 = 108 - 5/20 = 103/20
  5. In mixed form: 53/20

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