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Subtract 3/63 from 6/20

6/20 - 3/63 is 53/210.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 63 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 63 = 1260,
    6/20 = 6 × 63/20 × 63 = 378/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 20 = 1260,
    3/63 = 3 × 20/63 × 20 = 60/1260
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    378/1260 - 60/1260 = 378 - 60/1260 = 318/1260
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/210

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