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Subtract 5/63 from 2/30

2/30 - 5/63 is -4/315.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 63 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 21 = 630,
    2/30 = 2 × 21/30 × 21 = 42/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 10 = 630,
    5/63 = 5 × 10/63 × 10 = 50/630
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    42/630 - 50/630 = 42 - 50/630 = -8/630
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -4/315

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