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Subtract 1/9 from 3/16

3/16 - 1/9 is 11/144.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 9 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    3/16 = 3 × 9/16 × 9 = 27/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 16 = 144,
    1/9 = 1 × 16/9 × 16 = 16/144
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    27/144 - 16/144 = 27 - 16/144 = 11/144

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