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Subtract 56/18 from 9/15

1st number: 9/15, 2nd number: 3 2/18

9/15 - 56/18 is -113/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 6 = 90,
    9/15 = 9 × 6/15 × 6 = 54/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    56/18 = 56 × 5/18 × 5 = 280/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    54/90 - 280/90 = 54 - 280/90 = -226/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -113/45

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