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Subtract 63/24 from 6/12

1st number: 6/12, 2nd number: 2 15/24

6/12 - 63/24 is -17/8.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    6/12 = 6 × 2/12 × 2 = 12/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    63/24 = 63 × 1/24 × 1 = 63/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/24 - 63/24 = 12 - 63/24 = -51/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -17/8

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