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Subtract 80/9 from 7/28

1st number: 7/28, 2nd number: 8 8/9

7/28 - 80/9 is -311/36.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 9 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    7/28 = 7 × 9/28 × 9 = 63/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 28 = 252,
    80/9 = 80 × 28/9 × 28 = 2240/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    63/252 - 2240/252 = 63 - 2240/252 = -2177/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -311/36

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