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Subtract 6/63 from 24/15

1st number: 1 9/15, 2nd number: 6/63

24/15 - 6/63 is 158/105.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 63 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 21 = 315,
    24/15 = 24 × 21/15 × 21 = 504/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 5 = 315,
    6/63 = 6 × 5/63 × 5 = 30/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    504/315 - 30/315 = 504 - 30/315 = 474/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 158/105
  6. In mixed form: 153/105

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