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Subtract 1/8 from 2/14

2/14 - 1/8 is 1/56.

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,
    2/14 = 2 × 4/14 × 4 = 8/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    1/8 = 1 × 7/8 × 7 = 7/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    8/56 - 7/56 = 8 - 7/56 = 1/56

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