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Subtract 21/56 from 32/28

1st number: 1 4/28, 2nd number: 21/56

32/28 - 21/56 is 43/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    32/28 = 32 × 2/28 × 2 = 64/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    21/56 = 21 × 1/56 × 1 = 21/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    64/56 - 21/56 = 64 - 21/56 = 43/56

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