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Subtract 49/16 from 24/70

1st number: 24/70, 2nd number: 3 1/16

24/70 - 49/16 is -1523/560.

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,
    24/70 = 24 × 8/70 × 8 = 192/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    49/16 = 49 × 35/16 × 35 = 1715/560
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    192/560 - 1715/560 = 192 - 1715/560 = -1523/560

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