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Subtract 24/45 from 12/56

12/56 - 24/45 is -67/210.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 45 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 45 = 2520,
    12/56 = 12 × 45/56 × 45 = 540/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 56 = 2520,
    24/45 = 24 × 56/45 × 56 = 1344/2520
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    540/2520 - 1344/2520 = 540 - 1344/2520 = -804/2520
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -67/210

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