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Subtract 8/10 from 16/2

1st number: 8 0/2, 2nd number: 8/10

16/2 - 8/10 is 36/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 10 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 5 = 10,
    16/2 = 16 × 5/2 × 5 = 80/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,
    8/10 = 8 × 1/10 × 1 = 8/10
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    80/10 - 8/10 = 80 - 8/10 = 72/10
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 36/5
  6. In mixed form: 71/5

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