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Subtract 35/9 from 6/14

1st number: 6/14, 2nd number: 3 8/9

6/14 - 35/9 is -218/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 9 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 9 = 126,
    6/14 = 6 × 9/14 × 9 = 54/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 14 = 126,
    35/9 = 35 × 14/9 × 14 = 490/126
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    54/126 - 490/126 = 54 - 490/126 = -436/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -218/63

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