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Subtract 5/54 from 10/16

10/16 - 5/54 is 115/216.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 54 is 432
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 27 = 432,
    10/16 = 10 × 27/16 × 27 = 270/432
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 8 = 432,
    5/54 = 5 × 8/54 × 8 = 40/432
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    270/432 - 40/432 = 270 - 40/432 = 230/432
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 115/216

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