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Subtract 6/45 from 40/14

1st number: 2 12/14, 2nd number: 6/45

40/14 - 6/45 is 286/105.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 45 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 45 = 630,
    40/14 = 40 × 45/14 × 45 = 1800/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,
    6/45 = 6 × 14/45 × 14 = 84/630
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1800/630 - 84/630 = 1800 - 84/630 = 1716/630
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 286/105
  6. In mixed form: 276/105

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