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Subtract 5/4 from 28/15

1st number: 1 13/15, 2nd number: 1 1/4

28/15 - 5/4 is 37/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 4 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    28/15 = 28 × 4/15 × 4 = 112/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    5/4 = 5 × 15/4 × 15 = 75/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    112/60 - 75/60 = 112 - 75/60 = 37/60

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