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Subtract 56/9 from 9/45

1st number: 9/45, 2nd number: 6 2/9

9/45 - 56/9 is -271/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    9/45 = 9 × 1/45 × 1 = 9/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    56/9 = 56 × 5/9 × 5 = 280/45
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    9/45 - 280/45 = 9 - 280/45 = -271/45

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