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Subtract 14/80 from 7/45

7/45 - 14/80 is -7/360.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 80 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 16 = 720,
    7/45 = 7 × 16/45 × 16 = 112/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 9 = 720,
    14/80 = 14 × 9/80 × 9 = 126/720
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    112/720 - 126/720 = 112 - 126/720 = -14/720
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -7/360

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