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Subtract 5/12 from 56/54

1st number: 1 2/54, 2nd number: 5/12

56/54 - 5/12 is 67/108.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 12 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,
    56/54 = 56 × 2/54 × 2 = 112/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 9 = 108,
    5/12 = 5 × 9/12 × 9 = 45/108
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    112/108 - 45/108 = 112 - 45/108 = 67/108

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