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Subtract 15/35 from 63/3

1st number: 21 0/3, 2nd number: 15/35

63/3 - 15/35 is 144/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 35 is 105
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 35 = 105,
    63/3 = 63 × 35/3 × 35 = 2205/105
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 3 = 105,
    15/35 = 15 × 3/35 × 3 = 45/105
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2205/105 - 45/105 = 2205 - 45/105 = 2160/105
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 144/7
  6. In mixed form: 204/7

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