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Subtract 7/5 from 4/14

1st number: 4/14, 2nd number: 1 2/5

4/14 - 7/5 is -39/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 5 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    4/14 = 4 × 5/14 × 5 = 20/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 14 = 70,
    7/5 = 7 × 14/5 × 14 = 98/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    20/70 - 98/70 = 20 - 98/70 = -78/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -39/35

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