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Subtract 9/63 from 6/5

1st number: 1 1/5, 2nd number: 9/63

6/5 - 9/63 is 37/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 63 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 63 = 315,
    6/5 = 6 × 63/5 × 63 = 378/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 5 = 315,
    9/63 = 9 × 5/63 × 5 = 45/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    378/315 - 45/315 = 378 - 45/315 = 333/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/35
  6. In mixed form: 12/35

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