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Subtract 20/56 from 84/75

1st number: 1 9/75, 2nd number: 20/56

84/75 - 20/56 is 267/350.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 56 is 4200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 56 = 4200,
    84/75 = 84 × 56/75 × 56 = 4704/4200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 75 = 4200,
    20/56 = 20 × 75/56 × 75 = 1500/4200
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    4704/4200 - 1500/4200 = 4704 - 1500/4200 = 3204/4200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 267/350

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