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Subtract 35/16 from 28/30

1st number: 28/30, 2nd number: 2 3/16

28/30 - 35/16 is -301/240.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 16 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    28/30 = 28 × 8/30 × 8 = 224/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    35/16 = 35 × 15/16 × 15 = 525/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    224/240 - 525/240 = 224 - 525/240 = -301/240

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