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Subtract 1/9 from 3/56

3/56 - 1/9 is -29/504.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 9 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    3/56 = 3 × 9/56 × 9 = 27/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 56 = 504,
    1/9 = 1 × 56/9 × 56 = 56/504
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    27/504 - 56/504 = 27 - 56/504 = -29/504

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