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Subtract 2/10 from 2/56

2/56 - 2/10 is -23/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 10 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    2/56 = 2 × 5/56 × 5 = 10/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 28 = 280,
    2/10 = 2 × 28/10 × 28 = 56/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    10/280 - 56/280 = 10 - 56/280 = -46/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -23/140

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