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Subtract 70/56 from 56/12

1st number: 4 8/12, 2nd number: 1 14/56

56/12 - 70/56 is 41/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 14 = 168,
    56/12 = 56 × 14/12 × 14 = 784/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    70/56 = 70 × 3/56 × 3 = 210/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    784/168 - 210/168 = 784 - 210/168 = 574/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/12
  6. In mixed form: 35/12

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