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Subtract 1/10 from 5/56

5/56 - 1/10 is -3/280.

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,
    5/56 = 5 × 5/56 × 5 = 25/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 28 = 280,
    1/10 = 1 × 28/10 × 28 = 28/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    25/280 - 28/280 = 25 - 28/280 = -3/280

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