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1^{st} number: 2/56, 2^{nd} number: 1 8/27

256 - 3527 is -953756.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 56 and 27 is**1512**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1512 - For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 27 = 1512,

256 = 2 × 2756 × 27 = 541512 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 56 = 1512,

3527 = 35 × 5627 × 56 = 19601512 - Subtract the two like fractions:

541512 - 19601512 = 54 - 19601512 = -19061512 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -953756

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