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Subtract 20/6 from 84/8

1st number: 10 4/8, 2nd number: 3 2/6

84/8 - 20/6 is 43/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 6 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    84/8 = 84 × 3/8 × 3 = 252/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    20/6 = 20 × 4/6 × 4 = 80/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    252/24 - 80/24 = 252 - 80/24 = 172/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/6
  6. In mixed form: 71/6

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