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Subtract 2/63 from 4/8

4/8 - 2/63 is 59/126.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 63 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 63 = 504,
    4/8 = 4 × 63/8 × 63 = 252/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    2/63 = 2 × 8/63 × 8 = 16/504
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    252/504 - 16/504 = 252 - 16/504 = 236/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 59/126

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