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Subtract 16/90 from 3/30

3/30 - 16/90 is -7/90.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    3/30 = 3 × 3/30 × 3 = 9/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    16/90 = 16 × 1/90 × 1 = 16/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    9/90 - 16/90 = 9 - 16/90 = -7/90

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