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Subtract 5/28 from 9/2

1st number: 4 1/2, 2nd number: 5/28

9/2 - 5/28 is 121/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 14 = 28,
    9/2 = 9 × 14/2 × 14 = 126/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    5/28 = 5 × 1/28 × 1 = 5/28
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    126/28 - 5/28 = 126 - 5/28 = 121/28
  5. In mixed form: 49/28

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