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Subtract 63/84 from 25/2

1st number: 12 1/2, 2nd number: 63/84

25/2 - 63/84 is 47/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 42 = 84,
    25/2 = 25 × 42/2 × 42 = 1050/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    63/84 = 63 × 1/84 × 1 = 63/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1050/84 - 63/84 = 1050 - 63/84 = 987/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/4
  6. In mixed form: 113/4

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