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Subtract 5/6 from 10/56

10/56 - 5/6 is -55/84.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 6 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    10/56 = 10 × 3/56 × 3 = 30/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 28 = 168,
    5/6 = 5 × 28/6 × 28 = 140/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    30/168 - 140/168 = 30 - 140/168 = -110/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -55/84

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