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Subtract 20/9 from 6/56

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

6/56 - 20/9 is -533/252.

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,
    20/9 = 20 × 56/9 × 56 = 1120/504
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    54/504 - 1120/504 = 54 - 1120/504 = -1066/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -533/252

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