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Subtract 16/6 from 15/2

1st number: 7 1/2, 2nd number: 2 4/6

15/2 - 16/6 is 29/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 6 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,
    15/2 = 15 × 3/2 × 3 = 45/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    16/6 = 16 × 1/6 × 1 = 16/6
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    45/6 - 16/6 = 45 - 16/6 = 29/6
  5. In mixed form: 45/6

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