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Subtract 2/56 from 2/4

2/4 - 2/56 is 13/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 14 = 56,
    2/4 = 2 × 14/4 × 14 = 28/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    2/56 = 2 × 1/56 × 1 = 2/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    28/56 - 2/56 = 28 - 2/56 = 26/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/28

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