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Subtract 9/16 from 56/7

1st number: 8 0/7, 2nd number: 9/16

56/7 - 9/16 is 119/16.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 16 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 16 = 112,
    56/7 = 56 × 16/7 × 16 = 896/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    9/16 = 9 × 7/16 × 7 = 63/112
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    896/112 - 63/112 = 896 - 63/112 = 833/112
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 119/16
  6. In mixed form: 77/16

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