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Subtract 10/56 from 54/5

1st number: 10 4/5, 2nd number: 10/56

54/5 - 10/56 is 1487/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 56 = 280,
    54/5 = 54 × 56/5 × 56 = 3024/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    10/56 = 10 × 5/56 × 5 = 50/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3024/280 - 50/280 = 3024 - 50/280 = 2974/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1487/140
  6. In mixed form: 1087/140

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