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Subtract 28/70 from 56/45

1st number: 1 11/45, 2nd number: 28/70

56/45 - 28/70 is 38/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 70 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,
    56/45 = 56 × 14/45 × 14 = 784/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,
    28/70 = 28 × 9/70 × 9 = 252/630
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    784/630 - 252/630 = 784 - 252/630 = 532/630
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 38/45

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