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Subtract 10/56 from 6/35

6/35 - 10/56 is -1/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    6/35 = 6 × 8/35 × 8 = 48/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    10/56 = 10 × 5/56 × 5 = 50/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    48/280 - 50/280 = 48 - 50/280 = -2/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/140

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