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Subtract 60/56 from 24/15

1st number: 1 9/15, 2nd number: 1 4/56

24/15 - 60/56 is 37/70.

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,
    24/15 = 24 × 56/15 × 56 = 1344/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    60/56 = 60 × 15/56 × 15 = 900/840
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1344/840 - 900/840 = 1344 - 900/840 = 444/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/70

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