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Subtract 3/14 from 7/3

1st number: 2 1/3, 2nd number: 3/14

7/3 - 3/14 is 89/42.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 14 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    7/3 = 7 × 14/3 × 14 = 98/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    3/14 = 3 × 3/14 × 3 = 9/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    98/42 - 9/42 = 98 - 9/42 = 89/42
  5. In mixed form: 25/42

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