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Subtract 35/63 from 36/7

1st number: 5 1/7, 2nd number: 35/63

36/7 - 35/63 is 289/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 63 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 9 = 63,
    36/7 = 36 × 9/7 × 9 = 324/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 1 = 63,
    35/63 = 35 × 1/63 × 1 = 35/63
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    324/63 - 35/63 = 324 - 35/63 = 289/63
  5. In mixed form: 437/63

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