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Subtract 3/5 from 6/14

6/14 - 3/5 is -6/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 5 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    6/14 = 6 × 5/14 × 5 = 30/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 14 = 70,
    3/5 = 3 × 14/5 × 14 = 42/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    30/70 - 42/70 = 30 - 42/70 = -12/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -6/35

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