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Subtract 9/56 from 24/7

1st number: 3 3/7, 2nd number: 9/56

24/7 - 9/56 is 183/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,
    24/7 = 24 × 8/7 × 8 = 192/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    9/56 = 9 × 1/56 × 1 = 9/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    192/56 - 9/56 = 192 - 9/56 = 183/56
  5. In mixed form: 315/56

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