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Subtract 25/8 from 56/54

1st number: 1 2/54, 2nd number: 3 1/8

56/54 - 25/8 is -451/216.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 8 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 4 = 216,
    56/54 = 56 × 4/54 × 4 = 224/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 27 = 216,
    25/8 = 25 × 27/8 × 27 = 675/216
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    224/216 - 675/216 = 224 - 675/216 = -451/216

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