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Subtract 63/56 from 16/28

1st number: 16/28, 2nd number: 1 7/56

16/28 - 63/56 is -31/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    16/28 = 16 × 2/28 × 2 = 32/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    63/56 = 63 × 1/56 × 1 = 63/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    32/56 - 63/56 = 32 - 63/56 = -31/56

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