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Subtract 4/9 from 3/14

3/14 - 4/9 is -29/126.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 9 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 9 = 126,
    3/14 = 3 × 9/14 × 9 = 27/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 14 = 126,
    4/9 = 4 × 14/9 × 14 = 56/126
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    27/126 - 56/126 = 27 - 56/126 = -29/126

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