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Subtract 3/56 from 9/3

1st number: 3 0/3, 2nd number: 3/56

9/3 - 3/56 is 165/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 56 = 168,
    9/3 = 9 × 56/3 × 56 = 504/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    3/56 = 3 × 3/56 × 3 = 9/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    504/168 - 9/168 = 504 - 9/168 = 495/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 165/56
  6. In mixed form: 253/56

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