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Subtract 27/7 from 63/12

1st number: 5 3/12, 2nd number: 3 6/7

63/12 - 27/7 is 39/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 7 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    63/12 = 63 × 7/12 × 7 = 441/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 12 = 84,
    27/7 = 27 × 12/7 × 12 = 324/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    441/84 - 324/84 = 441 - 324/84 = 117/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 39/28
  6. In mixed form: 111/28

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