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Subtract 8/9 from 4/56

4/56 - 8/9 is -103/126.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 9 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    4/56 = 4 × 9/56 × 9 = 36/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 56 = 504,
    8/9 = 8 × 56/9 × 56 = 448/504
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/504 - 448/504 = 36 - 448/504 = -412/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -103/126

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