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Subtract 98/63 from 25/8

1st number: 3 1/8, 2nd number: 1 35/63

25/8 - 98/63 is 113/72.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 63 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 63 = 504,
    25/8 = 25 × 63/8 × 63 = 1575/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    98/63 = 98 × 8/63 × 8 = 784/504
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1575/504 - 784/504 = 1575 - 784/504 = 791/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 113/72
  6. In mixed form: 141/72

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