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Subtract 4/63 from 2/12

2/12 - 4/63 is 13/126.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 63 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 21 = 252,
    2/12 = 2 × 21/12 × 21 = 42/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    4/63 = 4 × 4/63 × 4 = 16/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    42/252 - 16/252 = 42 - 16/252 = 26/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/126

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