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Subtract 28/8 from 16/70

1st number: 16/70, 2nd number: 3 4/8

16/70 - 28/8 is -229/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 8 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    16/70 = 16 × 4/70 × 4 = 64/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    28/8 = 28 × 35/8 × 35 = 980/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    64/280 - 980/280 = 64 - 980/280 = -916/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -229/70

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