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7 2/5 - 2 3/4 =

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    The LCD is 20.
    You will get 7 8/20 - 2 15/20.
    In the fraction, you can't subtract 15 from 8. Therefore you have to borrow 1 from 7. (20/20 = 1--so add 20 to 8, gives 28).

    6 28/20 - 2 15/20 = 4 13/20

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    Thank you Barb

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