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Subtract 5/56 from 4/2

1st number: 2 0/2, 2nd number: 5/56

4/2 - 5/56 is 107/56.

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,
    4/2 = 4 × 28/2 × 28 = 112/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    5/56 = 5 × 1/56 × 1 = 5/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    112/56 - 5/56 = 112 - 5/56 = 107/56
  5. In mixed form: 151/56

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