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Subtract 1/36 from 28/56

28/56 - 1/36 is 17/36.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 36 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    28/56 = 28 × 9/56 × 9 = 252/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 14 = 504,
    1/36 = 1 × 14/36 × 14 = 14/504
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    252/504 - 14/504 = 252 - 14/504 = 238/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/36

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