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Subtract 3/56 from 1/4

1/4 - 3/56 is 11/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 14 = 56,
    1/4 = 1 × 14/4 × 14 = 14/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    3/56 = 3 × 1/56 × 1 = 3/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    14/56 - 3/56 = 14 - 3/56 = 11/56

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