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Subtract 45/10 from 56/5

1st number: 11 1/5, 2nd number: 4 5/10

56/5 - 45/10 is 67/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 10 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 2 = 10,
    56/5 = 56 × 2/5 × 2 = 112/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,
    45/10 = 45 × 1/10 × 1 = 45/10
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    112/10 - 45/10 = 112 - 45/10 = 67/10
  5. In mixed form: 67/10

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