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Subtract 9/14 from 18/4

1st number: 4 2/4, 2nd number: 9/14

18/4 - 9/14 is 27/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 14 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    18/4 = 18 × 7/4 × 7 = 126/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 2 = 28,
    9/14 = 9 × 2/14 × 2 = 18/28
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    126/28 - 18/28 = 126 - 18/28 = 108/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/7
  6. In mixed form: 36/7

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