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Subtract 21/48 from 56/14

1st number: 4 0/14, 2nd number: 21/48

56/14 - 21/48 is 57/16.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 48 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 24 = 336,
    56/14 = 56 × 24/14 × 24 = 1344/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 7 = 336,
    21/48 = 21 × 7/48 × 7 = 147/336
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1344/336 - 147/336 = 1344 - 147/336 = 1197/336
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 57/16
  6. In mixed form: 39/16

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