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Subtract 9/40 from 56/75

56/75 - 9/40 is 313/600.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 40 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    56/75 = 56 × 8/75 × 8 = 448/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 15 = 600,
    9/40 = 9 × 15/40 × 15 = 135/600
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    448/600 - 135/600 = 448 - 135/600 = 313/600

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