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Subtract 14/16 from 15/35

15/35 - 14/16 is -25/56.

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,
    15/35 = 15 × 16/35 × 16 = 240/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    14/16 = 14 × 35/16 × 35 = 490/560
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    240/560 - 490/560 = 240 - 490/560 = -250/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -25/56

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