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Subtract 20/9 from 2/63

1st number: 2/63, 2nd number: 2 2/9

2/63 - 20/9 is -46/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 9 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 1 = 63,
    2/63 = 2 × 1/63 × 1 = 2/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 7 = 63,
    20/9 = 20 × 7/9 × 7 = 140/63
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2/63 - 140/63 = 2 - 140/63 = -138/63
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -46/21

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