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Subtract 5/18 from 10/56

10/56 - 5/18 is -25/252.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 18 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    10/56 = 10 × 9/56 × 9 = 90/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 28 = 504,
    5/18 = 5 × 28/18 × 28 = 140/504
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/504 - 140/504 = 90 - 140/504 = -50/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -25/252

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