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Subtract 1/20 from 70/24

1st number: 2 22/24, 2nd number: 1/20

70/24 - 1/20 is 43/15.

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,
    70/24 = 70 × 5/24 × 5 = 350/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 6 = 120,
    1/20 = 1 × 6/20 × 6 = 6/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    350/120 - 6/120 = 350 - 6/120 = 344/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/15
  6. In mixed form: 213/15

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