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Subtract 3/81 from 63/25

1st number: 2 13/25, 2nd number: 3/81

63/25 - 3/81 is 1676/675.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 81 is 2025
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 81 = 2025,
    63/25 = 63 × 81/25 × 81 = 5103/2025
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 25 = 2025,
    3/81 = 3 × 25/81 × 25 = 75/2025
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    5103/2025 - 75/2025 = 5103 - 75/2025 = 5028/2025
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1676/675
  6. In mixed form: 2326/675

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