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Subtract 81/3 from 4/14

1st number: 4/14, 2nd number: 27 0/3

4/14 - 81/3 is -187/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 3 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    4/14 = 4 × 3/14 × 3 = 12/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    81/3 = 81 × 14/3 × 14 = 1134/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/42 - 1134/42 = 12 - 1134/42 = -1122/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -187/7

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