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Subtract 48/6 from 3/56

1st number: 3/56, 2nd number: 8 0/6

3/56 - 48/6 is -445/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 6 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    3/56 = 3 × 3/56 × 3 = 9/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 28 = 168,
    48/6 = 48 × 28/6 × 28 = 1344/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    9/168 - 1344/168 = 9 - 1344/168 = -1335/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -445/56

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