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Subtract 7/18 from 14/2

1st number: 7 0/2, 2nd number: 7/18

14/2 - 7/18 is 119/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    14/2 = 14 × 9/2 × 9 = 126/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    7/18 = 7 × 1/18 × 1 = 7/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    126/18 - 7/18 = 126 - 7/18 = 119/18
  5. In mixed form: 611/18

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