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Subtract 6/63 from 27/5

1st number: 5 2/5, 2nd number: 6/63

27/5 - 6/63 is 557/105.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 63 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 63 = 315,
    27/5 = 27 × 63/5 × 63 = 1701/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 5 = 315,
    6/63 = 6 × 5/63 × 5 = 30/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1701/315 - 30/315 = 1701 - 30/315 = 1671/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 557/105
  6. In mixed form: 532/105

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