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Subtract 1/63 from 50/15

1st number: 3 5/15, 2nd number: 1/63

50/15 - 1/63 is 209/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 63 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 21 = 315,
    50/15 = 50 × 21/15 × 21 = 1050/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 5 = 315,
    1/63 = 1 × 5/63 × 5 = 5/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1050/315 - 5/315 = 1050 - 5/315 = 1045/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 209/63
  6. In mixed form: 320/63

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