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Subtract 45/50 from 56/10

1st number: 5 6/10, 2nd number: 45/50

56/10 - 45/50 is 47/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 50 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 5 = 50,
    56/10 = 56 × 5/10 × 5 = 280/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    45/50 = 45 × 1/50 × 1 = 45/50
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    280/50 - 45/50 = 280 - 45/50 = 235/50
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/10
  6. In mixed form: 47/10

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