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Subtract 14/32 from 28/18

1st number: 1 10/18, 2nd number: 14/32

28/18 - 14/32 is 161/144.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 32 is 288
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 16 = 288,
    28/18 = 28 × 16/18 × 16 = 448/288
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 9 = 288,
    14/32 = 14 × 9/32 × 9 = 126/288
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    448/288 - 126/288 = 448 - 126/288 = 322/288
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 161/144
  6. In mixed form: 117/144

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