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Subtract 27/56 from 10/12

10/12 - 27/56 is 59/168.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 14 = 168,
    10/12 = 10 × 14/12 × 14 = 140/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    27/56 = 27 × 3/56 × 3 = 81/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    140/168 - 81/168 = 140 - 81/168 = 59/168

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