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Subtract 96/90 from 63/4

1st number: 15 3/4, 2nd number: 1 6/90

63/4 - 96/90 is 881/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 90 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 45 = 180,
    63/4 = 63 × 45/4 × 45 = 2835/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 2 = 180,
    96/90 = 96 × 2/90 × 2 = 192/180
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2835/180 - 192/180 = 2835 - 192/180 = 2643/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 881/60
  6. In mixed form: 1441/60

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