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Subtract 1/16 from 1/14

1/14 - 1/16 is 1/112.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 16 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 8 = 112,
    1/14 = 1 × 8/14 × 8 = 8/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    1/16 = 1 × 7/16 × 7 = 7/112
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    8/112 - 7/112 = 8 - 7/112 = 1/112

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