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Subtract 14/63 from 25/4

1st number: 6 1/4, 2nd number: 14/63

25/4 - 14/63 is 217/36.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 63 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 63 = 252,
    25/4 = 25 × 63/4 × 63 = 1575/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    14/63 = 14 × 4/63 × 4 = 56/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1575/252 - 56/252 = 1575 - 56/252 = 1519/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 217/36
  6. In mixed form: 61/36

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