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Subtract 1/18 from 5/14

5/14 - 1/18 is 19/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 18 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 9 = 126,
    5/14 = 5 × 9/14 × 9 = 45/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    1/18 = 1 × 7/18 × 7 = 7/126
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    45/126 - 7/126 = 45 - 7/126 = 38/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/63

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