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Subtract 56/80 from 70/15

1st number: 4 10/15, 2nd number: 56/80

70/15 - 56/80 is 119/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,
    70/15 = 70 × 16/15 × 16 = 1120/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    56/80 = 56 × 3/80 × 3 = 168/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1120/240 - 168/240 = 1120 - 168/240 = 952/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 119/30
  6. In mixed form: 329/30

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