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Subtract 25/6 from 10/16

1st number: 10/16, 2nd number: 4 1/6

10/16 - 25/6 is -85/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 6 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    10/16 = 10 × 3/16 × 3 = 30/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 8 = 48,
    25/6 = 25 × 8/6 × 8 = 200/48
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    30/48 - 200/48 = 30 - 200/48 = -170/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -85/24

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