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Subtract 28/80 from 56/12

1st number: 4 8/12, 2nd number: 28/80

56/12 - 28/80 is 259/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 20 = 240,
    56/12 = 56 × 20/12 × 20 = 1120/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    28/80 = 28 × 3/80 × 3 = 84/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1120/240 - 84/240 = 1120 - 84/240 = 1036/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 259/60
  6. In mixed form: 419/60

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