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Subtract 9/56 from 35/30

1st number: 1 5/30, 2nd number: 9/56

35/30 - 9/56 is 169/168.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 28 = 840,
    35/30 = 35 × 28/30 × 28 = 980/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    9/56 = 9 × 15/56 × 15 = 135/840
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    980/840 - 135/840 = 980 - 135/840 = 845/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 169/168
  6. In mixed form: 11/168

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