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Subtract 1/84 from 56/4

1st number: 14 0/4, 2nd number: 1/84

56/4 - 1/84 is 1175/84.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 21 = 84,
    56/4 = 56 × 21/4 × 21 = 1176/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    1/84 = 1 × 1/84 × 1 = 1/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1176/84 - 1/84 = 1176 - 1/84 = 1175/84
  5. In mixed form: 1383/84

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