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Subtract 50/9 from 2/63

1st number: 2/63, 2nd number: 5 5/9

2/63 - 50/9 is -116/21.

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,
    50/9 = 50 × 7/9 × 7 = 350/63
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2/63 - 350/63 = 2 - 350/63 = -348/63
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -116/21

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