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Subtract 63/84 from 84/14

1st number: 6 0/14, 2nd number: 63/84

84/14 - 63/84 is 21/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 84 is 84

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 6 = 84,
    84/14 = 84 × 6/14 × 6 = 504/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    63/84 = 63 × 1/84 × 1 = 63/84
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    504/84 - 63/84 = 504 - 63/84 = 441/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 21/4
  6. In mixed form: 51/4

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