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Subtract 70/56 from 56/36

1st number: 1 20/36, 2nd number: 1 14/56

56/36 - 70/56 is 11/36.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 56 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 14 = 504,
    56/36 = 56 × 14/36 × 14 = 784/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    70/56 = 70 × 9/56 × 9 = 630/504
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    784/504 - 630/504 = 784 - 630/504 = 154/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/36

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