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Subtract 8/63 from 84/56

1st number: 1 28/56, 2nd number: 8/63

84/56 - 8/63 is 173/126.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 63 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    84/56 = 84 × 9/56 × 9 = 756/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    8/63 = 8 × 8/63 × 8 = 64/504
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    756/504 - 64/504 = 756 - 64/504 = 692/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 173/126
  6. In mixed form: 147/126

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