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Subtract 18/56 from 1/10

1/10 - 18/56 is -31/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 28 = 280,
    1/10 = 1 × 28/10 × 28 = 28/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    18/56 = 18 × 5/56 × 5 = 90/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    28/280 - 90/280 = 28 - 90/280 = -62/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -31/140

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