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Subtract 5/63 from 1/12

1/12 - 5/63 is 1/252.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 63 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 21 = 252,
    1/12 = 1 × 21/12 × 21 = 21/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    5/63 = 5 × 4/63 × 4 = 20/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    21/252 - 20/252 = 21 - 20/252 = 1/252

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