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Subtract 3/4 from 1/56

1/56 - 3/4 is -41/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 4 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    1/56 = 1 × 1/56 × 1 = 1/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 14 = 56,
    3/4 = 3 × 14/4 × 14 = 42/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1/56 - 42/56 = 1 - 42/56 = -41/56

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