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Subtract 2/54 from 28/16

1st number: 1 12/16, 2nd number: 2/54

28/16 - 2/54 is 185/108.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 54 is 432
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 27 = 432,
    28/16 = 28 × 27/16 × 27 = 756/432
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 8 = 432,
    2/54 = 2 × 8/54 × 8 = 16/432
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    756/432 - 16/432 = 756 - 16/432 = 740/432
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 185/108
  6. In mixed form: 177/108

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