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Subtract 75/20 from 70/2

1st number: 35 0/2, 2nd number: 3 15/20

70/2 - 75/20 is 125/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 20 is 20

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 10 = 20,
    70/2 = 70 × 10/2 × 10 = 700/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    75/20 = 75 × 1/20 × 1 = 75/20
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    700/20 - 75/20 = 700 - 75/20 = 625/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 125/4
  6. In mixed form: 311/4

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