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Subtract 7/63 from 15/6

1st number: 2 3/6, 2nd number: 7/63

15/6 - 7/63 is 43/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 63 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 21 = 126,
    15/6 = 15 × 21/6 × 21 = 315/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    7/63 = 7 × 2/63 × 2 = 14/126
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    315/126 - 14/126 = 315 - 14/126 = 301/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/18
  6. In mixed form: 27/18

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