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Subtract 1/6 from 1/14

1/14 - 1/6 is -2/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 6 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    1/14 = 1 × 3/14 × 3 = 3/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    1/6 = 1 × 7/6 × 7 = 7/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3/42 - 7/42 = 3 - 7/42 = -4/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -2/21

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