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Subtract 7/9 from 56/2

1st number: 28 0/2, 2nd number: 7/9

56/2 - 7/9 is 245/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    56/2 = 56 × 9/2 × 9 = 504/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    7/9 = 7 × 2/9 × 2 = 14/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    504/18 - 14/18 = 504 - 14/18 = 490/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 245/9
  6. In mixed form: 272/9

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