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Subtract 63/14 from 25/6

1st number: 4 1/6, 2nd number: 4 7/14

25/6 - 63/14 is -1/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 14 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    25/6 = 25 × 7/6 × 7 = 175/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    63/14 = 63 × 3/14 × 3 = 189/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    175/42 - 189/42 = 175 - 189/42 = -14/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/3

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