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Subtract 21/56 from 48/28

1st number: 1 20/28, 2nd number: 21/56

48/28 - 21/56 is 75/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    48/28 = 48 × 2/28 × 2 = 96/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    21/56 = 21 × 1/56 × 1 = 21/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    96/56 - 21/56 = 96 - 21/56 = 75/56
  5. In mixed form: 119/56

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