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Subtract 1/36 from 30/56

30/56 - 1/36 is 32/63.

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,
    30/56 = 30 × 9/56 × 9 = 270/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 14 = 504,
    1/36 = 1 × 14/36 × 14 = 14/504
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    270/504 - 14/504 = 270 - 14/504 = 256/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 32/63

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