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Subtract 5/9 from 5/28

5/28 - 5/9 is -95/252.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 9 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    5/28 = 5 × 9/28 × 9 = 45/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 28 = 252,
    5/9 = 5 × 28/9 × 28 = 140/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    45/252 - 140/252 = 45 - 140/252 = -95/252

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