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Subtract 63/56 from 25/2

1st number: 12 1/2, 2nd number: 1 7/56

25/2 - 63/56 is 91/8.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 28 = 56,
    25/2 = 25 × 28/2 × 28 = 700/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    63/56 = 63 × 1/56 × 1 = 63/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    700/56 - 63/56 = 700 - 63/56 = 637/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 91/8
  6. In mixed form: 113/8

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