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Subtract 4/20 from 72/3

1st number: 24 0/3, 2nd number: 4/20

72/3 - 4/20 is 119/5.

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,
    72/3 = 72 × 20/3 × 20 = 1440/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    4/20 = 4 × 3/20 × 3 = 12/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1440/60 - 12/60 = 1440 - 12/60 = 1428/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 119/5
  6. In mixed form: 234/5

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