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Subtract 56/40 from 70/32

1st number: 2 6/32, 2nd number: 1 16/40

70/32 - 56/40 is 63/80.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 32 and 40 is 160
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 32 × 5 = 160,
    70/32 = 70 × 5/32 × 5 = 350/160
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 4 = 160,
    56/40 = 56 × 4/40 × 4 = 224/160
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    350/160 - 224/160 = 350 - 224/160 = 126/160
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 63/80

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