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Subtract 5/8 from 2/63

2/63 - 5/8 is -299/504.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 8 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    2/63 = 2 × 8/63 × 8 = 16/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 63 = 504,
    5/8 = 5 × 63/8 × 63 = 315/504
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    16/504 - 315/504 = 16 - 315/504 = -299/504

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