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Subtract 5/54 from 30/16

1st number: 1 14/16, 2nd number: 5/54

30/16 - 5/54 is 385/216.

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,
    30/16 = 30 × 27/16 × 27 = 810/432
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 8 = 432,
    5/54 = 5 × 8/54 × 8 = 40/432
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    810/432 - 40/432 = 810 - 40/432 = 770/432
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 385/216
  6. In mixed form: 1169/216

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