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Subtract 5/63 from 12/7

1st number: 1 5/7, 2nd number: 5/63

12/7 - 5/63 is 103/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 63 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 9 = 63,
    12/7 = 12 × 9/7 × 9 = 108/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 1 = 63,
    5/63 = 5 × 1/63 × 1 = 5/63
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    108/63 - 5/63 = 108 - 5/63 = 103/63
  5. In mixed form: 140/63

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