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Subtract 35/7 from 10/16

1st number: 10/16, 2nd number: 5 0/7

10/16 - 35/7 is -35/8.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 7 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    10/16 = 10 × 7/16 × 7 = 70/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 16 = 112,
    35/7 = 35 × 16/7 × 16 = 560/112
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    70/112 - 560/112 = 70 - 560/112 = -490/112
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -35/8

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