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Subtract 4/63 from 5/3

1st number: 1 2/3, 2nd number: 4/63

5/3 - 4/63 is 101/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 63 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 21 = 63,
    5/3 = 5 × 21/3 × 21 = 105/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 1 = 63,
    4/63 = 4 × 1/63 × 1 = 4/63
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    105/63 - 4/63 = 105 - 4/63 = 101/63
  5. In mixed form: 138/63

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