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Subtract 70/14 from 9/2

1st number: 4 1/2, 2nd number: 5 0/14

9/2 - 70/14 is -1/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

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

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