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Subtract 14/16 from 28/54

28/54 - 14/16 is -77/216.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 16 is 432
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 8 = 432,
    28/54 = 28 × 8/54 × 8 = 224/432
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 27 = 432,
    14/16 = 14 × 27/16 × 27 = 378/432
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    224/432 - 378/432 = 224 - 378/432 = -154/432
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -77/216

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