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Subtract 14/5 from 6/4

1st number: 1 2/4, 2nd number: 2 4/5

6/4 - 14/5 is -13/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 5 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    6/4 = 6 × 5/4 × 5 = 30/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 4 = 20,
    14/5 = 14 × 4/5 × 4 = 56/20
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    30/20 - 56/20 = 30 - 56/20 = -26/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -13/10

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