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Subtract 14/16 from 10/7

1st number: 1 3/7, 2nd number: 14/16

10/7 - 14/16 is 31/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 16 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 16 = 112,
    10/7 = 10 × 16/7 × 16 = 160/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    14/16 = 14 × 7/16 × 7 = 98/112
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    160/112 - 98/112 = 160 - 98/112 = 62/112
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/56

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