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16 - 2484 is -542.

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

LCM of 6 and 84 is**84**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 84 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,

16 = 1 × 146 × 14 = 1484 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,

2484 = 24 × 184 × 1 = 2484 - Subtract the two like fractions:

1484 - 2484 = 14 - 2484 = -1084 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -542

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