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Subtract 6/63 from 8/3

1st number: 2 2/3, 2nd number: 6/63

8/3 - 6/63 is 18/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 63 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 21 = 63,
    8/3 = 8 × 21/3 × 21 = 168/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 1 = 63,
    6/63 = 6 × 1/63 × 1 = 6/63
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    168/63 - 6/63 = 168 - 6/63 = 162/63
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 18/7
  6. In mixed form: 24/7

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