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Subtract 3/20 from 6/2

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

6/2 - 3/20 is 57/20.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 20 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 10 = 20,
    6/2 = 6 × 10/2 × 10 = 60/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    3/20 = 3 × 1/20 × 1 = 3/20
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    60/20 - 3/20 = 60 - 3/20 = 57/20
  5. In mixed form: 217/20

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