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Subtract 63/80 from 56/3

1st number: 18 2/3, 2nd number: 63/80

56/3 - 63/80 is 4291/240.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 80 = 240,
    56/3 = 56 × 80/3 × 80 = 4480/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    63/80 = 63 × 3/80 × 3 = 189/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    4480/240 - 189/240 = 4480 - 189/240 = 4291/240
  5. In mixed form: 17211/240

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