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Subtract 35/18 from 14/6

1st number: 2 2/6, 2nd number: 1 17/18

14/6 - 35/18 is 7/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    14/6 = 14 × 3/6 × 3 = 42/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    35/18 = 35 × 1/18 × 1 = 35/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    42/18 - 35/18 = 42 - 35/18 = 7/18

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