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Subtract 70/8 from 16/14

1st number: 1 2/14, 2nd number: 8 6/8

16/14 - 70/8 is -213/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    16/14 = 16 × 4/14 × 4 = 64/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    70/8 = 70 × 7/8 × 7 = 490/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    64/56 - 490/56 = 64 - 490/56 = -426/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -213/28

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