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Subtract 18/14 from 27/32

1st number: 27/32, 2nd number: 1 4/14

27/32 - 18/14 is -99/224.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 32 and 14 is 224
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 32 × 7 = 224,
    27/32 = 27 × 7/32 × 7 = 189/224
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 16 = 224,
    18/14 = 18 × 16/14 × 16 = 288/224
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    189/224 - 288/224 = 189 - 288/224 = -99/224

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