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Subtract 7/5 from 14/3

1st number: 4 2/3, 2nd number: 1 2/5

14/3 - 7/5 is 49/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 5 is 15
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 5 = 15,
    14/3 = 14 × 5/3 × 5 = 70/15
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 3 = 15,
    7/5 = 7 × 3/5 × 3 = 21/15
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    70/15 - 21/15 = 70 - 21/15 = 49/15
  5. In mixed form: 34/15

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