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Subtract 28/80 from 56/6

1st number: 9 2/6, 2nd number: 28/80

56/6 - 28/80 is 539/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 40 = 240,
    56/6 = 56 × 40/6 × 40 = 2240/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    28/80 = 28 × 3/80 × 3 = 84/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2240/240 - 84/240 = 2240 - 84/240 = 2156/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 539/60
  6. In mixed form: 859/60

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