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Subtract 4/8 from 15/14

1st number: 1 1/14, 2nd number: 4/8

15/14 - 4/8 is 4/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    15/14 = 15 × 4/14 × 4 = 60/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    4/8 = 4 × 7/8 × 7 = 28/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    60/56 - 28/56 = 60 - 28/56 = 32/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 4/7

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