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Subtract 16/6 from 3/14

1st number: 3/14, 2nd number: 2 4/6

3/14 - 16/6 is -103/42.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 6 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    3/14 = 3 × 3/14 × 3 = 9/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    16/6 = 16 × 7/6 × 7 = 112/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    9/42 - 112/42 = 9 - 112/42 = -103/42

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