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Subtract 42/16 from 10/14

1st number: 10/14, 2nd number: 2 10/16

10/14 - 42/16 is -107/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 16 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 8 = 112,
    10/14 = 10 × 8/14 × 8 = 80/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    42/16 = 42 × 7/16 × 7 = 294/112
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    80/112 - 294/112 = 80 - 294/112 = -214/112
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -107/56

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