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Subtract 10/56 from 18/15

1st number: 1 3/15, 2nd number: 10/56

18/15 - 10/56 is 143/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 56 = 840,
    18/15 = 18 × 56/15 × 56 = 1008/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    10/56 = 10 × 15/56 × 15 = 150/840
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1008/840 - 150/840 = 1008 - 150/840 = 858/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 143/140
  6. In mixed form: 13/140

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