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Subtract 70/8 from 56/24

1st number: 2 8/24, 2nd number: 8 6/8

56/24 - 70/8 is -77/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    56/24 = 56 × 1/24 × 1 = 56/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    70/8 = 70 × 3/8 × 3 = 210/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    56/24 - 210/24 = 56 - 210/24 = -154/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -77/12

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