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Subtract 20/56 from 60/75

60/75 - 20/56 is 31/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 56 is 4200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 56 = 4200,
    60/75 = 60 × 56/75 × 56 = 3360/4200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 75 = 4200,
    20/56 = 20 × 75/56 × 75 = 1500/4200
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3360/4200 - 1500/4200 = 3360 - 1500/4200 = 1860/4200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/70

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