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Subtract 90/80 from 56/75

1st number: 56/75, 2nd number: 1 10/80

56/75 - 90/80 is -227/600.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 80 is 1200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 16 = 1200,
    56/75 = 56 × 16/75 × 16 = 896/1200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 15 = 1200,
    90/80 = 90 × 15/80 × 15 = 1350/1200
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    896/1200 - 1350/1200 = 896 - 1350/1200 = -454/1200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -227/600

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