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Subtract 7/18 from 8/7

1st number: 1 1/7, 2nd number: 7/18

8/7 - 7/18 is 95/126.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 18 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 18 = 126,
    8/7 = 8 × 18/7 × 18 = 144/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    7/18 = 7 × 7/18 × 7 = 49/126
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    144/126 - 49/126 = 144 - 49/126 = 95/126

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