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Subtract 1/84 from 56/8

1st number: 7 0/8, 2nd number: 1/84

56/8 - 1/84 is 587/84.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 84 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    56/8 = 56 × 21/8 × 21 = 1176/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 2 = 168,
    1/84 = 1 × 2/84 × 2 = 2/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1176/168 - 2/168 = 1176 - 2/168 = 1174/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 587/84
  6. In mixed form: 683/84

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