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Subtract 56/21 from 15/2

1st number: 7 1/2, 2nd number: 2 14/21

15/2 - 56/21 is 29/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 21 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 21 = 42,
    15/2 = 15 × 21/2 × 21 = 315/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 2 = 42,
    56/21 = 56 × 2/21 × 2 = 112/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    315/42 - 112/42 = 315 - 112/42 = 203/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/6
  6. In mixed form: 45/6

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