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Subtract 35/27 from 56/4

1st number: 14 0/4, 2nd number: 1 8/27

56/4 - 35/27 is 343/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 27 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 27 = 108,
    56/4 = 56 × 27/4 × 27 = 1512/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 4 = 108,
    35/27 = 35 × 4/27 × 4 = 140/108
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1512/108 - 140/108 = 1512 - 140/108 = 1372/108
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 343/27
  6. In mixed form: 1219/27

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