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Subtract 7/10 from 1/16

1/16 - 7/10 is -51/80.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 10 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    1/16 = 1 × 5/16 × 5 = 5/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 8 = 80,
    7/10 = 7 × 8/10 × 8 = 56/80
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    5/80 - 56/80 = 5 - 56/80 = -51/80

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