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Subtract 14/9 from 6/56

1st number: 6/56, 2nd number: 1 5/9

6/56 - 14/9 is -365/252.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 9 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    6/56 = 6 × 9/56 × 9 = 54/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 56 = 504,
    14/9 = 14 × 56/9 × 56 = 784/504
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    54/504 - 784/504 = 54 - 784/504 = -730/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -365/252

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