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Subtract 3/4 from 1/16

1/16 - 3/4 is -11/16.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 4 is 16
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    1/16 = 1 × 1/16 × 1 = 1/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 4 = 16,
    3/4 = 3 × 4/4 × 4 = 12/16
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1/16 - 12/16 = 1 - 12/16 = -11/16

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