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Subtract 1/7 from 45/28

1st number: 1 17/28, 2nd number: 1/7

45/28 - 1/7 is 41/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 7 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    45/28 = 45 × 1/28 × 1 = 45/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,
    1/7 = 1 × 4/7 × 4 = 4/28
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    45/28 - 4/28 = 45 - 4/28 = 41/28
  5. In mixed form: 113/28

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