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Subtract 1/10 from 14/40

14/40 - 1/10 is 1/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 10 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    14/40 = 14 × 1/40 × 1 = 14/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    1/10 = 1 × 4/10 × 4 = 4/40
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    14/40 - 4/40 = 14 - 4/40 = 10/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/4

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