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Subtract 4/54 from 84/56

1st number: 1 28/56, 2nd number: 4/54

84/56 - 4/54 is 77/54.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 54 is 1512
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 27 = 1512,
    84/56 = 84 × 27/56 × 27 = 2268/1512
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 28 = 1512,
    4/54 = 4 × 28/54 × 28 = 112/1512
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2268/1512 - 112/1512 = 2268 - 112/1512 = 2156/1512
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 77/54
  6. In mixed form: 123/54

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