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Subtract 5/28 from 56/18

1st number: 3 2/18, 2nd number: 5/28

56/18 - 5/28 is 739/252.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 28 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    56/18 = 56 × 14/18 × 14 = 784/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    5/28 = 5 × 9/28 × 9 = 45/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    784/252 - 45/252 = 784 - 45/252 = 739/252
  5. In mixed form: 2235/252

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