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Subtract 9/14 from 8/4

1st number: 2 0/4, 2nd number: 9/14

8/4 - 9/14 is 19/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 14 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    8/4 = 8 × 7/4 × 7 = 56/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 2 = 28,
    9/14 = 9 × 2/14 × 2 = 18/28
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    56/28 - 18/28 = 56 - 18/28 = 38/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/14
  6. In mixed form: 15/14

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