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Subtract 45/75 from 9/56

9/56 - 45/75 is -123/280.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 75 is 4200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 75 = 4200,
    9/56 = 9 × 75/56 × 75 = 675/4200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 56 = 4200,
    45/75 = 45 × 56/75 × 56 = 2520/4200
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    675/4200 - 2520/4200 = 675 - 2520/4200 = -1845/4200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -123/280

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