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Subtract 63/20 from 54/2

1st number: 27 0/2, 2nd number: 3 3/20

54/2 - 63/20 is 477/20.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 20 is 20

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 10 = 20,
    54/2 = 54 × 10/2 × 10 = 540/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    63/20 = 63 × 1/20 × 1 = 63/20
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    540/20 - 63/20 = 540 - 63/20 = 477/20
  5. In mixed form: 2317/20

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