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Subtract 4/20 from 56/3

1st number: 18 2/3, 2nd number: 4/20

56/3 - 4/20 is 277/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 20 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 20 = 60,
    56/3 = 56 × 20/3 × 20 = 1120/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    4/20 = 4 × 3/20 × 3 = 12/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1120/60 - 12/60 = 1120 - 12/60 = 1108/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 277/15
  6. In mixed form: 187/15

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