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Subtract 63/14 from 5/2

1st number: 2 1/2, 2nd number: 4 7/14

5/2 - 63/14 is -2/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 14 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 7 = 14,
    5/2 = 5 × 7/2 × 7 = 35/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 1 = 14,
    63/14 = 63 × 1/14 × 1 = 63/14
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    35/14 - 63/14 = 35 - 63/14 = -28/14
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -2/1

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