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Subtract 9/56 from 56/25

1st number: 2 6/25, 2nd number: 9/56

56/25 - 9/56 is 2911/1400.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 56 is 1400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 56 = 1400,
    56/25 = 56 × 56/25 × 56 = 3136/1400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 25 = 1400,
    9/56 = 9 × 25/56 × 25 = 225/1400
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3136/1400 - 225/1400 = 3136 - 225/1400 = 2911/1400
  5. In mixed form: 2111/1400

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