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Subtract 1/56 from 1/14

1/14 - 1/56 is 3/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    1/14 = 1 × 4/14 × 4 = 4/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    1/56 = 1 × 1/56 × 1 = 1/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    4/56 - 1/56 = 4 - 1/56 = 3/56

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