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Subtract 49/32 from 56/14

1st number: 4 0/14, 2nd number: 1 17/32

56/14 - 49/32 is 79/32.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 32 is 224
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 16 = 224,
    56/14 = 56 × 16/14 × 16 = 896/224
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 7 = 224,
    49/32 = 49 × 7/32 × 7 = 343/224
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    896/224 - 343/224 = 896 - 343/224 = 553/224
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/32
  6. In mixed form: 215/32

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