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Subtract 8/36 from 36/56

36/56 - 8/36 is 53/126.

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,
    36/56 = 36 × 9/56 × 9 = 324/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 14 = 504,
    8/36 = 8 × 14/36 × 14 = 112/504
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    324/504 - 112/504 = 324 - 112/504 = 212/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/126

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