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Subtract 10/7 from 63/27

1st number: 2 9/27, 2nd number: 1 3/7

63/27 - 10/7 is 19/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 7 is 189
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 7 = 189,
    63/27 = 63 × 7/27 × 7 = 441/189
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 27 = 189,
    10/7 = 10 × 27/7 × 27 = 270/189
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    441/189 - 270/189 = 441 - 270/189 = 171/189
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/21

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