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Subtract 2/9 from 2/14

2/14 - 2/9 is -5/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 9 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 9 = 126,
    2/14 = 2 × 9/14 × 9 = 18/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 14 = 126,
    2/9 = 2 × 14/9 × 14 = 28/126
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/126 - 28/126 = 18 - 28/126 = -10/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -5/63

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