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Subtract 3/56 from 35/8

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

35/8 - 3/56 is 121/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    35/8 = 35 × 7/8 × 7 = 245/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    3/56 = 3 × 1/56 × 1 = 3/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    245/56 - 3/56 = 245 - 3/56 = 242/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 121/28
  6. In mixed form: 49/28

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