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Subtract 35/81 from 56/2

1st number: 28 0/2, 2nd number: 35/81

56/2 - 35/81 is 2233/81.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 81 is 162
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 81 = 162,
    56/2 = 56 × 81/2 × 81 = 4536/162
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 2 = 162,
    35/81 = 35 × 2/81 × 2 = 70/162
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    4536/162 - 70/162 = 4536 - 70/162 = 4466/162
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2233/81
  6. In mixed form: 2746/81

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