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Subtract 18/9 from 24/63

1st number: 24/63, 2nd number: 2 0/9

24/63 - 18/9 is -34/21.

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,
    24/63 = 24 × 1/63 × 1 = 24/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 7 = 63,
    18/9 = 18 × 7/9 × 7 = 126/63
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    24/63 - 126/63 = 24 - 126/63 = -102/63
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -34/21

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