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Subtract 45/25 from 9/56

1st number: 9/56, 2nd number: 1 20/25

9/56 - 45/25 is -459/280.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 25 is 1400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 25 = 1400,
    9/56 = 9 × 25/56 × 25 = 225/1400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 56 = 1400,
    45/25 = 45 × 56/25 × 56 = 2520/1400
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    225/1400 - 2520/1400 = 225 - 2520/1400 = -2295/1400
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -459/280

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