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Subtract 8/14 from 10/9

1st number: 1 1/9, 2nd number: 8/14

10/9 - 8/14 is 34/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 14 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 14 = 126,
    10/9 = 10 × 14/9 × 14 = 140/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 9 = 126,
    8/14 = 8 × 9/14 × 9 = 72/126
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    140/126 - 72/126 = 140 - 72/126 = 68/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 34/63

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