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Subtract 10/56 from 6/5

1st number: 1 1/5, 2nd number: 10/56

6/5 - 10/56 is 143/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 56 = 280,
    6/5 = 6 × 56/5 × 56 = 336/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    10/56 = 10 × 5/56 × 5 = 50/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    336/280 - 50/280 = 336 - 50/280 = 286/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 143/140
  6. In mixed form: 13/140

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