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Subtract 7/63 from 5/56

5/56 - 7/63 is -11/504.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 63 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    5/56 = 5 × 9/56 × 9 = 45/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    7/63 = 7 × 8/63 × 8 = 56/504
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    45/504 - 56/504 = 45 - 56/504 = -11/504

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