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Subtract 1/63 from 20/5

1st number: 4 0/5, 2nd number: 1/63

20/5 - 1/63 is 251/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 63 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 63 = 315,
    20/5 = 20 × 63/5 × 63 = 1260/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 5 = 315,
    1/63 = 1 × 5/63 × 5 = 5/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1260/315 - 5/315 = 1260 - 5/315 = 1255/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 251/63
  6. In mixed form: 362/63

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