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Subtract 25/63 from 2/6

2/6 - 25/63 is -4/63.

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,
    2/6 = 2 × 21/6 × 21 = 42/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    25/63 = 25 × 2/63 × 2 = 50/126
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    42/126 - 50/126 = 42 - 50/126 = -8/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -4/63

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