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Subtract 10/56 from 36/5

1st number: 7 1/5, 2nd number: 10/56

36/5 - 10/56 is 983/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 56 = 280,
    36/5 = 36 × 56/5 × 56 = 2016/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    10/56 = 10 × 5/56 × 5 = 50/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2016/280 - 50/280 = 2016 - 50/280 = 1966/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 983/140
  6. In mixed form: 73/140

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