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Subtract 5/35 from 63/4

1st number: 15 3/4, 2nd number: 5/35

63/4 - 5/35 is 437/28.

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,
    5/35 = 5 × 4/35 × 4 = 20/140
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2205/140 - 20/140 = 2205 - 20/140 = 2185/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 437/28
  6. In mixed form: 1517/28

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