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Subtract 1/12 from 56/28

1st number: 2 0/28, 2nd number: 1/12

56/28 - 1/12 is 23/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 12 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    56/28 = 56 × 3/28 × 3 = 168/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    1/12 = 1 × 7/12 × 7 = 7/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    168/84 - 7/84 = 168 - 7/84 = 161/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/12
  6. In mixed form: 111/12

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