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Subtract 2/35 from 63/4

1st number: 15 3/4, 2nd number: 2/35

63/4 - 2/35 is 2197/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 35 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,
    63/4 = 63 × 35/4 × 35 = 2205/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    2/35 = 2 × 4/35 × 4 = 8/140
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2205/140 - 8/140 = 2205 - 8/140 = 2197/140
  5. In mixed form: 1597/140

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