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1^{st} number: 1/6, 2^{nd} number: 1 6/9

16 - 159 is -32.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 6 and 9 is**18** - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,

16 = 1 × 36 × 3 = 318 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,

159 = 15 × 29 × 2 = 3018 - Subtract the two fractions:

318 - 3018 = 3 - 3018 = -2718 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -32

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