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Subtract 98/16 from 16/56

1st number: 16/56, 2nd number: 6 2/16

16/56 - 98/16 is -327/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 16 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 2 = 112,
    16/56 = 16 × 2/56 × 2 = 32/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    98/16 = 98 × 7/16 × 7 = 686/112
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    32/112 - 686/112 = 32 - 686/112 = -654/112
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -327/56

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