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Subtract 9/14 from 2/3

2/3 - 9/14 is 1/42.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 14 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    2/3 = 2 × 14/3 × 14 = 28/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    9/14 = 9 × 3/14 × 3 = 27/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    28/42 - 27/42 = 28 - 27/42 = 1/42

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