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Subtract 14/10 from 2/16

1st number: 2/16, 2nd number: 1 4/10

2/16 - 14/10 is -51/40.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 10 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    2/16 = 2 × 5/16 × 5 = 10/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 8 = 80,
    14/10 = 14 × 8/10 × 8 = 112/80
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    10/80 - 112/80 = 10 - 112/80 = -102/80
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -51/40

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