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Subtract 6/56 from 18/2

1st number: 9 0/2, 2nd number: 6/56

18/2 - 6/56 is 249/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 28 = 56,
    18/2 = 18 × 28/2 × 28 = 504/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    6/56 = 6 × 1/56 × 1 = 6/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    504/56 - 6/56 = 504 - 6/56 = 498/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 249/28
  6. In mixed form: 825/28

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