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Subtract 63/14 from 63/8

1st number: 7 7/8, 2nd number: 4 7/14

63/8 - 63/14 is 27/8.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 14 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    63/8 = 63 × 7/8 × 7 = 441/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    63/14 = 63 × 4/14 × 4 = 252/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    441/56 - 252/56 = 441 - 252/56 = 189/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/8
  6. In mixed form: 33/8

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