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Subtract 5/63 from 30/14

1st number: 2 2/14, 2nd number: 5/63

30/14 - 5/63 is 130/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 63 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 9 = 126,
    30/14 = 30 × 9/14 × 9 = 270/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    5/63 = 5 × 2/63 × 2 = 10/126
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    270/126 - 10/126 = 270 - 10/126 = 260/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 130/63
  6. In mixed form: 24/63

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