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Subtract 63/14 from 27/24

1st number: 1 3/24, 2nd number: 4 7/14

27/24 - 63/14 is -27/8.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 14 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    27/24 = 27 × 7/24 × 7 = 189/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 12 = 168,
    63/14 = 63 × 12/14 × 12 = 756/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    189/168 - 756/168 = 189 - 756/168 = -567/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -27/8

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