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Subtract 7/20 from 6/24

6/24 - 7/20 is -1/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 20 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    6/24 = 6 × 5/24 × 5 = 30/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 6 = 120,
    7/20 = 7 × 6/20 × 6 = 42/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    30/120 - 42/120 = 30 - 42/120 = -12/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/10

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