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Subtract 42/16 from 10/35

1st number: 10/35, 2nd number: 2 10/16

10/35 - 42/16 is -131/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 16 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 16 = 560,
    10/35 = 10 × 16/35 × 16 = 160/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    42/16 = 42 × 35/16 × 35 = 1470/560
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    160/560 - 1470/560 = 160 - 1470/560 = -1310/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -131/56

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