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34 - 56 is -112.

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

LCM of 4 and 6 is**12**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 12 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,

34 = 3 × 34 × 3 = 912 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,

56 = 5 × 26 × 2 = 1012 - Subtract the two like fractions:

912 - 1012 = 9 - 1012 = -112

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