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Subtract 15/16 from 35/63

35/63 - 15/16 is -55/144.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 16 is 1008
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 16 = 1008,
    35/63 = 35 × 16/63 × 16 = 560/1008
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 63 = 1008,
    15/16 = 15 × 63/16 × 63 = 945/1008
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    560/1008 - 945/1008 = 560 - 945/1008 = -385/1008
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -55/144

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