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Subtract 20/80 from 56/30

1st number: 1 26/30, 2nd number: 20/80

56/30 - 20/80 is 97/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    56/30 = 56 × 8/30 × 8 = 448/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    20/80 = 20 × 3/80 × 3 = 60/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    448/240 - 60/240 = 448 - 60/240 = 388/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 97/60
  6. In mixed form: 137/60

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