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Subtract 60/63 from 16/45

16/45 - 60/63 is -188/315.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 63 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 7 = 315,
    16/45 = 16 × 7/45 × 7 = 112/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 5 = 315,
    60/63 = 60 × 5/63 × 5 = 300/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    112/315 - 300/315 = 112 - 300/315 = -188/315

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