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Subtract 9/14 from 6/5

1st number: 1 1/5, 2nd number: 9/14

6/5 - 9/14 is 39/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 14 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 14 = 70,
    6/5 = 6 × 14/5 × 14 = 84/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    9/14 = 9 × 5/14 × 5 = 45/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    84/70 - 45/70 = 84 - 45/70 = 39/70

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