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Subtract 9/56 from 56/10

1st number: 5 6/10, 2nd number: 9/56

56/10 - 9/56 is 1523/280.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 28 = 280,
    56/10 = 56 × 28/10 × 28 = 1568/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    9/56 = 9 × 5/56 × 5 = 45/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1568/280 - 45/280 = 1568 - 45/280 = 1523/280
  5. In mixed form: 5123/280

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