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Subtract 35/27 from 56/6

1st number: 9 2/6, 2nd number: 1 8/27

56/6 - 35/27 is 217/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 27 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 9 = 54,
    56/6 = 56 × 9/6 × 9 = 504/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    35/27 = 35 × 2/27 × 2 = 70/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    504/54 - 70/54 = 504 - 70/54 = 434/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 217/27
  6. In mixed form: 81/27

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