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Subtract 5/28 from 56/9

1st number: 6 2/9, 2nd number: 5/28

56/9 - 5/28 is 1523/252.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 28 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 28 = 252,
    56/9 = 56 × 28/9 × 28 = 1568/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    5/28 = 5 × 9/28 × 9 = 45/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1568/252 - 45/252 = 1568 - 45/252 = 1523/252
  5. In mixed form: 611/252

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