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Subtract 5/10 from 4/56

4/56 - 5/10 is -3/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 10 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    4/56 = 4 × 5/56 × 5 = 20/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 28 = 280,
    5/10 = 5 × 28/10 × 28 = 140/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    20/280 - 140/280 = 20 - 140/280 = -120/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -3/7

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