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Subtract 9/14 from 9/4

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

9/4 - 9/14 is 45/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 14 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    9/4 = 9 × 7/4 × 7 = 63/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 2 = 28,
    9/14 = 9 × 2/14 × 2 = 18/28
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    63/28 - 18/28 = 63 - 18/28 = 45/28
  5. In mixed form: 117/28

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