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Subtract 20/6 from 84/20

1st number: 4 4/20, 2nd number: 3 2/6

84/20 - 20/6 is 13/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 6 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    84/20 = 84 × 3/20 × 3 = 252/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 10 = 60,
    20/6 = 20 × 10/6 × 10 = 200/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    252/60 - 200/60 = 252 - 200/60 = 52/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/15

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