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Subtract 10/63 from 50/18

1st number: 2 14/18, 2nd number: 10/63

50/18 - 10/63 is 55/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 63 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    50/18 = 50 × 7/18 × 7 = 350/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    10/63 = 10 × 2/63 × 2 = 20/126
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    350/126 - 20/126 = 350 - 20/126 = 330/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 55/21
  6. In mixed form: 213/21

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