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Subtract 3/56 from 35/20

1st number: 1 15/20, 2nd number: 3/56

35/20 - 3/56 is 95/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 14 = 280,
    35/20 = 35 × 14/20 × 14 = 490/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    3/56 = 3 × 5/56 × 5 = 15/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    490/280 - 15/280 = 490 - 15/280 = 475/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 95/56
  6. In mixed form: 139/56

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