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Subtract 63/14 from 27/56

1st number: 27/56, 2nd number: 4 7/14

27/56 - 63/14 is -225/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 14 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    27/56 = 27 × 1/56 × 1 = 27/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    63/14 = 63 × 4/14 × 4 = 252/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    27/56 - 252/56 = 27 - 252/56 = -225/56

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