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Subtract 16/6 from 15/70

1st number: 15/70, 2nd number: 2 4/6

15/70 - 16/6 is -103/42.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 6 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    15/70 = 15 × 3/70 × 3 = 45/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 35 = 210,
    16/6 = 16 × 35/6 × 35 = 560/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    45/210 - 560/210 = 45 - 560/210 = -515/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -103/42

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