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Subtract 60/56 from 24/5

1st number: 4 4/5, 2nd number: 1 4/56

24/5 - 60/56 is 261/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 56 = 280,
    24/5 = 24 × 56/5 × 56 = 1344/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    60/56 = 60 × 5/56 × 5 = 300/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1344/280 - 300/280 = 1344 - 300/280 = 1044/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 261/70
  6. In mixed form: 351/70

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