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Subtract 63/7 from 54/4

1st number: 13 2/4, 2nd number: 9 0/7

54/4 - 63/7 is 9/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 7 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    54/4 = 54 × 7/4 × 7 = 378/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,
    63/7 = 63 × 4/7 × 4 = 252/28
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    378/28 - 252/28 = 378 - 252/28 = 126/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/2
  6. In mixed form: 41/2

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