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Subtract 10/7 from 18/14

1st number: 1 4/14, 2nd number: 1 3/7

18/14 - 10/7 is -1/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 7 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 1 = 14,
    18/14 = 18 × 1/14 × 1 = 18/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 2 = 14,
    10/7 = 10 × 2/7 × 2 = 20/14
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/14 - 20/14 = 18 - 20/14 = -2/14
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/7

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