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Subtract 6/20 from 7/3

1st number: 2 1/3, 2nd number: 6/20

7/3 - 6/20 is 61/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 20 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 20 = 60,
    7/3 = 7 × 20/3 × 20 = 140/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    6/20 = 6 × 3/20 × 3 = 18/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    140/60 - 18/60 = 140 - 18/60 = 122/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/30
  6. In mixed form: 21/30

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