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Subtract 60/10 from 16/45

1st number: 16/45, 2nd number: 6 0/10

16/45 - 60/10 is -254/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 10 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    16/45 = 16 × 2/45 × 2 = 32/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    60/10 = 60 × 9/10 × 9 = 540/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    32/90 - 540/90 = 32 - 540/90 = -508/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -254/45

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