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Subtract 9/4 from 35/63

1st number: 35/63, 2nd number: 2 1/4

35/63 - 9/4 is -61/36.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 4 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    35/63 = 35 × 4/63 × 4 = 140/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 63 = 252,
    9/4 = 9 × 63/4 × 63 = 567/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    140/252 - 567/252 = 140 - 567/252 = -427/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -61/36

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