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Subtract 4/5 from 25/14

1st number: 1 11/14, 2nd number: 4/5

25/14 - 4/5 is 69/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 5 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    25/14 = 25 × 5/14 × 5 = 125/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 14 = 70,
    4/5 = 4 × 14/5 × 14 = 56/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    125/70 - 56/70 = 125 - 56/70 = 69/70

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