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Subtract 4/56 from 7/6

1st number: 1 1/6, 2nd number: 4/56

7/6 - 4/56 is 23/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 28 = 168,
    7/6 = 7 × 28/6 × 28 = 196/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    4/56 = 4 × 3/56 × 3 = 12/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    196/168 - 12/168 = 196 - 12/168 = 184/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/21
  6. In mixed form: 12/21

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