Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

1^{st} number: 1/4, 2^{nd} number: 1 4/6

14 - 106 is -1712.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 4 and 6 is**12**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 12 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,

14 = 1 × 34 × 3 = 312 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,

106 = 10 × 26 × 2 = 2012 - Subtract the two like fractions:

312 - 2012 = 3 - 2012 = -1712

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:

Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related: ^{2}/_{4}-^{10}/_{6} ^{1}/_{4}-^{20}/_{6} ^{1}/_{8}-^{10}/_{6} ^{1}/_{4}-^{10}/_{12} ^{3}/_{4}-^{10}/_{6} ^{1}/_{4}-^{30}/_{6} ^{1}/_{12}-^{10}/_{6} ^{1}/_{4}-^{10}/_{18} ^{5}/_{4}-^{10}/_{6} ^{1}/_{4}-^{50}/_{6} ^{1}/_{20}-^{10}/_{6} ^{1}/_{4}-^{10}/_{30} ^{7}/_{4}-^{10}/_{6} ^{1}/_{4}-^{70}/_{6} ^{1}/_{28}-^{10}/_{6} ^{1}/_{4}-^{10}/_{42}

© everydaycalculation.com