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Subtract 54/9 from 63/5

1st number: 12 3/5, 2nd number: 6 0/9

63/5 - 54/9 is 33/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 9 = 45,
    63/5 = 63 × 9/5 × 9 = 567/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    54/9 = 54 × 5/9 × 5 = 270/45
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    567/45 - 270/45 = 567 - 270/45 = 297/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/5
  6. In mixed form: 63/5

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