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Subtract 5/4 from 56/63

1st number: 56/63, 2nd number: 1 1/4

56/63 - 5/4 is -13/36.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 4 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    56/63 = 56 × 4/63 × 4 = 224/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 63 = 252,
    5/4 = 5 × 63/4 × 63 = 315/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    224/252 - 315/252 = 224 - 315/252 = -91/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -13/36

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