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Subtract 45/56 from 5/30

5/30 - 45/56 is -107/168.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 28 = 840,
    5/30 = 5 × 28/30 × 28 = 140/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    45/56 = 45 × 15/56 × 15 = 675/840
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    140/840 - 675/840 = 140 - 675/840 = -535/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -107/168

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