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Subtract 7/63 from 5/28

5/28 - 7/63 is 17/252.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 63 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    5/28 = 5 × 9/28 × 9 = 45/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    7/63 = 7 × 4/63 × 4 = 28/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    45/252 - 28/252 = 45 - 28/252 = 17/252

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