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Subtract 10/63 from 6/2

1st number: 3 0/2, 2nd number: 10/63

6/2 - 10/63 is 179/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 63 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 63 = 126,
    6/2 = 6 × 63/2 × 63 = 378/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    10/63 = 10 × 2/63 × 2 = 20/126
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    378/126 - 20/126 = 378 - 20/126 = 358/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 179/63
  6. In mixed form: 253/63

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