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Subtract 5/63 from 2/6

2/6 - 5/63 is 16/63.

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,
    5/63 = 5 × 2/63 × 2 = 10/126
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    42/126 - 10/126 = 42 - 10/126 = 32/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 16/63

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