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Subtract 63/56 from 5/6

1st number: 5/6, 2nd number: 1 7/56

5/6 - 63/56 is -7/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 28 = 168,
    5/6 = 5 × 28/6 × 28 = 140/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    63/56 = 63 × 3/56 × 3 = 189/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    140/168 - 189/168 = 140 - 189/168 = -49/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -7/24

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