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Subtract 9/8 from 28/2

1st number: 14 0/2, 2nd number: 1 1/8

28/2 - 9/8 is 103/8.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 8 is 8
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 4 = 8,
    28/2 = 28 × 4/2 × 4 = 112/8
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,
    9/8 = 9 × 1/8 × 1 = 9/8
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    112/8 - 9/8 = 112 - 9/8 = 103/8
  5. In mixed form: 127/8

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