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Subtract 3/6 from 56/35

1st number: 1 21/35, 2nd number: 3/6

56/35 - 3/6 is 11/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 6 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,
    56/35 = 56 × 6/35 × 6 = 336/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 35 = 210,
    3/6 = 3 × 35/6 × 35 = 105/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    336/210 - 105/210 = 336 - 105/210 = 231/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/10
  6. In mixed form: 11/10

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