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Subtract 56/80 from 84/6

1st number: 14 0/6, 2nd number: 56/80

84/6 - 56/80 is 133/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 40 = 240,
    84/6 = 84 × 40/6 × 40 = 3360/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    56/80 = 56 × 3/80 × 3 = 168/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3360/240 - 168/240 = 3360 - 168/240 = 3192/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 133/10
  6. In mixed form: 133/10

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