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Subtract 21/56 from 35/4

1st number: 8 3/4, 2nd number: 21/56

35/4 - 21/56 is 67/8.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 14 = 56,
    35/4 = 35 × 14/4 × 14 = 490/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    21/56 = 21 × 1/56 × 1 = 21/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    490/56 - 21/56 = 490 - 21/56 = 469/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 67/8
  6. In mixed form: 83/8

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