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Subtract 70/63 from 42/7

1st number: 6 0/7, 2nd number: 1 7/63

42/7 - 70/63 is 44/9.

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,
    42/7 = 42 × 9/7 × 9 = 378/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 1 = 63,
    70/63 = 70 × 1/63 × 1 = 70/63
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    378/63 - 70/63 = 378 - 70/63 = 308/63
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 44/9
  6. In mixed form: 48/9

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