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Subtract 1/12 from 6/14

6/14 - 1/12 is 29/84.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 12 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 6 = 84,
    6/14 = 6 × 6/14 × 6 = 36/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    1/12 = 1 × 7/12 × 7 = 7/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/84 - 7/84 = 36 - 7/84 = 29/84

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