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Subtract 9/16 from 56/5

1st number: 11 1/5, 2nd number: 9/16

56/5 - 9/16 is 851/80.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 16 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 16 = 80,
    56/5 = 56 × 16/5 × 16 = 896/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    9/16 = 9 × 5/16 × 5 = 45/80
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    896/80 - 45/80 = 896 - 45/80 = 851/80
  5. In mixed form: 1051/80

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