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Subtract 7/56 from 15/10

1st number: 1 5/10, 2nd number: 7/56

15/10 - 7/56 is 11/8.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 28 = 280,
    15/10 = 15 × 28/10 × 28 = 420/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    7/56 = 7 × 5/56 × 5 = 35/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    420/280 - 35/280 = 420 - 35/280 = 385/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/8
  6. In mixed form: 13/8

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