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Subtract 60/14 from 75/8

1st number: 9 3/8, 2nd number: 4 4/14

75/8 - 60/14 is 285/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 14 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    75/8 = 75 × 7/8 × 7 = 525/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    60/14 = 60 × 4/14 × 4 = 240/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    525/56 - 240/56 = 525 - 240/56 = 285/56
  5. In mixed form: 55/56

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