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Subtract 14/63 from 5/18

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

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 63 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    5/18 = 5 × 7/18 × 7 = 35/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    14/63 = 14 × 2/63 × 2 = 28/126
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    35/126 - 28/126 = 35 - 28/126 = 7/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/18

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