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Subtract 1/18 from 14/4

1st number: 3 2/4, 2nd number: 1/18

14/4 - 1/18 is 31/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 18 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    14/4 = 14 × 9/4 × 9 = 126/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    1/18 = 1 × 2/18 × 2 = 2/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    126/36 - 2/36 = 126 - 2/36 = 124/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/9
  6. In mixed form: 34/9

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