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Subtract 7/63 from 10/8

1st number: 1 2/8, 2nd number: 7/63

10/8 - 7/63 is 41/36.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 63 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 63 = 504,
    10/8 = 10 × 63/8 × 63 = 630/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    7/63 = 7 × 8/63 × 8 = 56/504
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    630/504 - 56/504 = 630 - 56/504 = 574/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/36
  6. In mixed form: 15/36

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