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Subtract 63/7 from 25/2

1st number: 12 1/2, 2nd number: 9 0/7

25/2 - 63/7 is 7/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 7 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 7 = 14,
    25/2 = 25 × 7/2 × 7 = 175/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 2 = 14,
    63/7 = 63 × 2/7 × 2 = 126/14
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    175/14 - 126/14 = 175 - 126/14 = 49/14
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/2
  6. In mixed form: 31/2

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