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Subtract 63/28 from 5/2

1st number: 2 1/2, 2nd number: 2 7/28

5/2 - 63/28 is 1/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 14 = 28,
    5/2 = 5 × 14/2 × 14 = 70/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    63/28 = 63 × 1/28 × 1 = 63/28
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    70/28 - 63/28 = 70 - 63/28 = 7/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/4

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