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Subtract 4/20 from 75/50

1st number: 1 25/50, 2nd number: 4/20

75/50 - 4/20 is 13/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 20 is 100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 2 = 100,
    75/50 = 75 × 2/50 × 2 = 150/100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 5 = 100,
    4/20 = 4 × 5/20 × 5 = 20/100
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    150/100 - 20/100 = 150 - 20/100 = 130/100
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/10
  6. In mixed form: 13/10

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