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Subtract 49/63 from 5/4

1st number: 1 1/4, 2nd number: 49/63

5/4 - 49/63 is 17/36.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 63 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 63 = 252,
    5/4 = 5 × 63/4 × 63 = 315/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    49/63 = 49 × 4/63 × 4 = 196/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    315/252 - 196/252 = 315 - 196/252 = 119/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/36

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