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Subtract 21/63 from 63/3

1st number: 21 0/3, 2nd number: 21/63

63/3 - 21/63 is 62/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 63 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 21 = 63,
    63/3 = 63 × 21/3 × 21 = 1323/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 1 = 63,
    21/63 = 21 × 1/63 × 1 = 21/63
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1323/63 - 21/63 = 1323 - 21/63 = 1302/63
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 62/3
  6. In mixed form: 202/3

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