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Subtract 18/9 from 63/35

1st number: 1 28/35, 2nd number: 2 0/9

63/35 - 18/9 is -1/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 9 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,
    63/35 = 63 × 9/35 × 9 = 567/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 35 = 315,
    18/9 = 18 × 35/9 × 35 = 630/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    567/315 - 630/315 = 567 - 630/315 = -63/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/5

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