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Subtract 50/16 from 20/70

1st number: 20/70, 2nd number: 3 2/16

20/70 - 50/16 is -159/56.

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,
    20/70 = 20 × 8/70 × 8 = 160/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    50/16 = 50 × 35/16 × 35 = 1750/560
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    160/560 - 1750/560 = 160 - 1750/560 = -1590/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -159/56

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