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Subtract 5/4 from 56/6

1st number: 9 2/6, 2nd number: 1 1/4

56/6 - 5/4 is 97/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    56/6 = 56 × 2/6 × 2 = 112/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    5/4 = 5 × 3/4 × 3 = 15/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    112/12 - 15/12 = 112 - 15/12 = 97/12
  5. In mixed form: 81/12

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