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Subtract 4/7 from 6/3

1st number: 2 0/3, 2nd number: 4/7

6/3 - 4/7 is 10/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 7 is 21
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 7 = 21,
    6/3 = 6 × 7/3 × 7 = 42/21
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 3 = 21,
    4/7 = 4 × 3/7 × 3 = 12/21
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    42/21 - 12/21 = 42 - 12/21 = 30/21
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 10/7
  6. In mixed form: 13/7

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