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Subtract 70/84 from 14/24

14/24 - 70/84 is -1/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 84 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    14/24 = 14 × 7/24 × 7 = 98/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 2 = 168,
    70/84 = 70 × 2/84 × 2 = 140/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    98/168 - 140/168 = 98 - 140/168 = -42/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/4

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