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Subtract 9/56 from 56/15

1st number: 3 11/15, 2nd number: 9/56

56/15 - 9/56 is 3001/840.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 56 = 840,
    56/15 = 56 × 56/15 × 56 = 3136/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    9/56 = 9 × 15/56 × 15 = 135/840
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3136/840 - 135/840 = 3136 - 135/840 = 3001/840
  5. In mixed form: 3481/840

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