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Subtract 63/7 from 5/10

1st number: 5/10, 2nd number: 9 0/7

5/10 - 63/7 is -17/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 7 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    5/10 = 5 × 7/10 × 7 = 35/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 10 = 70,
    63/7 = 63 × 10/7 × 10 = 630/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    35/70 - 630/70 = 35 - 630/70 = -595/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -17/2

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