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Subtract 8/45 from 24/56

24/56 - 8/45 is 79/315.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 45 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 45 = 2520,
    24/56 = 24 × 45/56 × 45 = 1080/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 56 = 2520,
    8/45 = 8 × 56/45 × 56 = 448/2520
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1080/2520 - 448/2520 = 1080 - 448/2520 = 632/2520
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/315

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