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Subtract 36/14 from 9/56

1st number: 9/56, 2nd number: 2 8/14

9/56 - 36/14 is -135/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 14 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    9/56 = 9 × 1/56 × 1 = 9/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    36/14 = 36 × 4/14 × 4 = 144/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    9/56 - 144/56 = 9 - 144/56 = -135/56

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