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Subtract 7/10 from 7/14

7/14 - 7/10 is -1/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    7/14 = 7 × 5/14 × 5 = 35/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    7/10 = 7 × 7/10 × 7 = 49/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    35/70 - 49/70 = 35 - 49/70 = -14/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/5

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