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Subtract 63/14 from 27/16

1st number: 1 11/16, 2nd number: 4 7/14

27/16 - 63/14 is -45/16.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 14 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    27/16 = 27 × 7/16 × 7 = 189/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 8 = 112,
    63/14 = 63 × 8/14 × 8 = 504/112
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    189/112 - 504/112 = 189 - 504/112 = -315/112
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -45/16

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