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Subtract 1/8 from 9/14

9/14 - 1/8 is 29/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    9/14 = 9 × 4/14 × 4 = 36/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    1/8 = 1 × 7/8 × 7 = 7/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/56 - 7/56 = 36 - 7/56 = 29/56

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