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Subtract 8/63 from 14/8

1st number: 1 6/8, 2nd number: 8/63

14/8 - 8/63 is 409/252.

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,
    14/8 = 14 × 63/8 × 63 = 882/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    8/63 = 8 × 8/63 × 8 = 64/504
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    882/504 - 64/504 = 882 - 64/504 = 818/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 409/252
  6. In mixed form: 1157/252

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