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Subtract 1/9 from 7/14

7/14 - 1/9 is 7/18.

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,
    7/14 = 7 × 9/14 × 9 = 63/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 14 = 126,
    1/9 = 1 × 14/9 × 14 = 14/126
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    63/126 - 14/126 = 63 - 14/126 = 49/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/18

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