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Subtract 1/10 from 1/14

1/14 - 1/10 is -1/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 10 is 70

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    1/14 = 1 × 5/14 × 5 = 5/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    1/10 = 1 × 7/10 × 7 = 7/70
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    5/70 - 7/70 = 5 - 7/70 = -2/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/35

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