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Subtract 63/4 from 15/63

1st number: 15/63, 2nd number: 15 3/4

15/63 - 63/4 is -1303/84.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 4 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    15/63 = 15 × 4/63 × 4 = 60/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 63 = 252,
    63/4 = 63 × 63/4 × 63 = 3969/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    60/252 - 3969/252 = 60 - 3969/252 = -3909/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1303/84

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