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Subtract 36/60 from 56/28

1st number: 2 0/28, 2nd number: 36/60

56/28 - 36/60 is 7/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 15 = 420,
    56/28 = 56 × 15/28 × 15 = 840/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    36/60 = 36 × 7/60 × 7 = 252/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    840/420 - 252/420 = 840 - 252/420 = 588/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/5
  6. In mixed form: 12/5

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