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Subtract 4/9 from 14/35

14/35 - 4/9 is -2/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 9 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,
    14/35 = 14 × 9/35 × 9 = 126/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 35 = 315,
    4/9 = 4 × 35/9 × 35 = 140/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    126/315 - 140/315 = 126 - 140/315 = -14/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -2/45

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