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Subtract 6/4 from 14/2

1st number: 7 0/2, 2nd number: 1 2/4

14/2 - 6/4 is 11/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 4 is 4
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 2 = 4,
    14/2 = 14 × 2/2 × 2 = 28/4
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 1 = 4,
    6/4 = 6 × 1/4 × 1 = 6/4
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    28/4 - 6/4 = 28 - 6/4 = 22/4
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/2
  6. In mixed form: 51/2

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