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Subtract 70/8 from 56/48

1st number: 1 8/48, 2nd number: 8 6/8

56/48 - 70/8 is -91/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 8 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    56/48 = 56 × 1/48 × 1 = 56/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 6 = 48,
    70/8 = 70 × 6/8 × 6 = 420/48
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    56/48 - 420/48 = 56 - 420/48 = -364/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -91/12

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