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Subtract 9/7 from 63/16

1st number: 3 15/16, 2nd number: 1 2/7

63/16 - 9/7 is 297/112.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 7 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    63/16 = 63 × 7/16 × 7 = 441/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 16 = 112,
    9/7 = 9 × 16/7 × 16 = 144/112
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    441/112 - 144/112 = 441 - 144/112 = 297/112
  5. In mixed form: 273/112

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