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Subtract 3/28 from 5/8

5/8 - 3/28 is 29/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 28 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    5/8 = 5 × 7/8 × 7 = 35/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    3/28 = 3 × 2/28 × 2 = 6/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    35/56 - 6/56 = 35 - 6/56 = 29/56

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