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Subtract 20/10 from 14/16

1st number: 14/16, 2nd number: 2 0/10

14/16 - 20/10 is -9/8.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 10 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    14/16 = 14 × 5/16 × 5 = 70/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 8 = 80,
    20/10 = 20 × 8/10 × 8 = 160/80
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    70/80 - 160/80 = 70 - 160/80 = -90/80
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -9/8

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