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Subtract 4/18 from 5/84

5/84 - 4/18 is -41/252.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 18 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    5/84 = 5 × 3/84 × 3 = 15/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    4/18 = 4 × 14/18 × 14 = 56/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    15/252 - 56/252 = 15 - 56/252 = -41/252

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