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Subtract 14/63 from 5/30

5/30 - 14/63 is -1/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 63 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 21 = 630,
    5/30 = 5 × 21/30 × 21 = 105/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 10 = 630,
    14/63 = 14 × 10/63 × 10 = 140/630
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    105/630 - 140/630 = 105 - 140/630 = -35/630
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/18

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