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Subtract 9/56 from 8/49

8/49 - 9/56 is 1/392.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 56 is 392
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 8 = 392,
    8/49 = 8 × 8/49 × 8 = 64/392
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 7 = 392,
    9/56 = 9 × 7/56 × 7 = 63/392
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    64/392 - 63/392 = 64 - 63/392 = 1/392

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