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Subtract 9/14 from 63/20

1st number: 3 3/20, 2nd number: 9/14

63/20 - 9/14 is 351/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 14 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    63/20 = 63 × 7/20 × 7 = 441/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 10 = 140,
    9/14 = 9 × 10/14 × 10 = 90/140
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    441/140 - 90/140 = 441 - 90/140 = 351/140
  5. In mixed form: 271/140

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