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Subtract 63/24 from 56/5

1st number: 11 1/5, 2nd number: 2 15/24

56/5 - 63/24 is 343/40.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 24 = 120,
    56/5 = 56 × 24/5 × 24 = 1344/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    63/24 = 63 × 5/24 × 5 = 315/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1344/120 - 315/120 = 1344 - 315/120 = 1029/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 343/40
  6. In mixed form: 823/40

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