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Subtract 7/63 from 45/15

1st number: 3 0/15, 2nd number: 7/63

45/15 - 7/63 is 26/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 63 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 21 = 315,
    45/15 = 45 × 21/15 × 21 = 945/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 5 = 315,
    7/63 = 7 × 5/63 × 5 = 35/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    945/315 - 35/315 = 945 - 35/315 = 910/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 26/9
  6. In mixed form: 28/9

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