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Subtract 5/20 from 6/5

1st number: 1 1/5, 2nd number: 5/20

6/5 - 5/20 is 19/20.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 20 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 4 = 20,
    6/5 = 6 × 4/5 × 4 = 24/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    5/20 = 5 × 1/20 × 1 = 5/20
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    24/20 - 5/20 = 24 - 5/20 = 19/20

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