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Subtract 18/16 from 1/10

1st number: 1/10, 2nd number: 1 2/16

1/10 - 18/16 is -41/40.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 16 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 8 = 80,
    1/10 = 1 × 8/10 × 8 = 8/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    18/16 = 18 × 5/16 × 5 = 90/80
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    8/80 - 90/80 = 8 - 90/80 = -82/80
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -41/40

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