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Subtract 4/27 from 6/56

6/56 - 4/27 is -31/756.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 27 is 1512
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 27 = 1512,
    6/56 = 6 × 27/56 × 27 = 162/1512
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 56 = 1512,
    4/27 = 4 × 56/27 × 56 = 224/1512
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    162/1512 - 224/1512 = 162 - 224/1512 = -62/1512
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -31/756

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