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Subtract 10/14 from 9/10

9/10 - 10/14 is 13/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 14 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    9/10 = 9 × 7/10 × 7 = 63/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    10/14 = 10 × 5/14 × 5 = 50/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    63/70 - 50/70 = 63 - 50/70 = 13/70

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