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Seagate 250G running out of space

My C drive shows 109G used. My Seagate 250G, used as backup shows "20G free of 232". It must be creating duplicate backups since it's used about twice the space as the drive it's backing up. How can I eliminate some storage and how can I set up to not make redundant back ups?
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Creat incremental backup rather than complete fresh backup.
empty trash can.
either way, it's possible the backup drive uses up more than working drive especially adding/deleting files alot between backup's.

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