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Subtract 7/63 from 10/4

1st number: 2 2/4, 2nd number: 7/63

10/4 - 7/63 is 43/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 63 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 63 = 252,
    10/4 = 10 × 63/4 × 63 = 630/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    7/63 = 7 × 4/63 × 4 = 28/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    630/252 - 28/252 = 630 - 28/252 = 602/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/18
  6. In mixed form: 27/18

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