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Subtract 63/14 from 81/8

1st number: 10 1/8, 2nd number: 4 7/14

81/8 - 63/14 is 45/8.

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,
    81/8 = 81 × 7/8 × 7 = 567/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    63/14 = 63 × 4/14 × 4 = 252/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    567/56 - 252/56 = 567 - 252/56 = 315/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 45/8
  6. In mixed form: 55/8

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