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Subtract 2/9 from 6/56

6/56 - 2/9 is -29/252.

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,
    2/9 = 2 × 56/9 × 56 = 112/504
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    54/504 - 112/504 = 54 - 112/504 = -58/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -29/252

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