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Subtract 35/16 from 16/70

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

16/70 - 35/16 is -1097/560.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 16 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 8 = 560,
    16/70 = 16 × 8/70 × 8 = 128/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    35/16 = 35 × 35/16 × 35 = 1225/560
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    128/560 - 1225/560 = 128 - 1225/560 = -1097/560

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