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Subtract 18/14 from 9/20

1st number: 9/20, 2nd number: 1 4/14

9/20 - 18/14 is -117/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 14 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    9/20 = 9 × 7/20 × 7 = 63/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 10 = 140,
    18/14 = 18 × 10/14 × 10 = 180/140
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    63/140 - 180/140 = 63 - 180/140 = -117/140

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