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Subtract 1/60 from 70/56

1st number: 1 14/56, 2nd number: 1/60

70/56 - 1/60 is 37/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 60 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    70/56 = 70 × 15/56 × 15 = 1050/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 14 = 840,
    1/60 = 1 × 14/60 × 14 = 14/840
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1050/840 - 14/840 = 1050 - 14/840 = 1036/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/30
  6. In mixed form: 17/30

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