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Subtract 40/56 from 60/35

1st number: 1 25/35, 2nd number: 40/56

60/35 - 40/56 is 1/1.

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,
    60/35 = 60 × 8/35 × 8 = 480/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    40/56 = 40 × 5/56 × 5 = 200/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    480/280 - 200/280 = 480 - 200/280 = 280/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/1

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