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Subtract 70/56 from 56/24

1st number: 2 8/24, 2nd number: 1 14/56

56/24 - 70/56 is 13/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    56/24 = 56 × 7/24 × 7 = 392/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    70/56 = 70 × 3/56 × 3 = 210/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    392/168 - 210/168 = 392 - 210/168 = 182/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/12
  6. In mixed form: 11/12

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