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Subtract 4/16 from 15/7

1st number: 2 1/7, 2nd number: 4/16

15/7 - 4/16 is 53/28.

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,
    15/7 = 15 × 16/7 × 16 = 240/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    4/16 = 4 × 7/16 × 7 = 28/112
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    240/112 - 28/112 = 240 - 28/112 = 212/112
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/28
  6. In mixed form: 125/28

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