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Subtract 3/8 from 35/56

35/56 - 3/8 is 1/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    35/56 = 35 × 1/56 × 1 = 35/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    3/8 = 3 × 7/8 × 7 = 21/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    35/56 - 21/56 = 35 - 21/56 = 14/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/4

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