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Subtract 4/20 from 75/42

1st number: 1 33/42, 2nd number: 4/20

75/42 - 4/20 is 111/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 20 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 10 = 420,
    75/42 = 75 × 10/42 × 10 = 750/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 21 = 420,
    4/20 = 4 × 21/20 × 21 = 84/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    750/420 - 84/420 = 750 - 84/420 = 666/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 111/70
  6. In mixed form: 141/70

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