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Subtract 4/18 from 14/5

1st number: 2 4/5, 2nd number: 4/18

14/5 - 4/18 is 116/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 18 = 90,
    14/5 = 14 × 18/5 × 18 = 252/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    4/18 = 4 × 5/18 × 5 = 20/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    252/90 - 20/90 = 252 - 20/90 = 232/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 116/45
  6. In mixed form: 226/45

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