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Subtract 5/4 from 56/15

1st number: 3 11/15, 2nd number: 1 1/4

56/15 - 5/4 is 149/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 4 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    56/15 = 56 × 4/15 × 4 = 224/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    5/4 = 5 × 15/4 × 15 = 75/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    224/60 - 75/60 = 224 - 75/60 = 149/60
  5. In mixed form: 229/60

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