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Subtract 45/20 from 50/63

1st number: 50/63, 2nd number: 2 5/20

50/63 - 45/20 is -367/252.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 20 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 20 = 1260,
    50/63 = 50 × 20/63 × 20 = 1000/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 63 = 1260,
    45/20 = 45 × 63/20 × 63 = 2835/1260
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1000/1260 - 2835/1260 = 1000 - 2835/1260 = -1835/1260
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -367/252

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