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Subtract 70/56 from 6/5

1st number: 1 1/5, 2nd number: 1 14/56

6/5 - 70/56 is -1/20.

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,
    70/56 = 70 × 5/56 × 5 = 350/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    336/280 - 350/280 = 336 - 350/280 = -14/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/20

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