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Subtract 7/56 from 10/6

1st number: 1 4/6, 2nd number: 7/56

10/6 - 7/56 is 37/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 28 = 168,
    10/6 = 10 × 28/6 × 28 = 280/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    7/56 = 7 × 3/56 × 3 = 21/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    280/168 - 21/168 = 280 - 21/168 = 259/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/24
  6. In mixed form: 113/24

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