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Subtract 5/45 from 14/18

14/18 - 5/45 is 2/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    14/18 = 14 × 5/18 × 5 = 70/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    5/45 = 5 × 2/45 × 2 = 10/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    70/90 - 10/90 = 70 - 10/90 = 60/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/3

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