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Subtract 40/21 from 35/16

1st number: 2 3/16, 2nd number: 1 19/21

35/16 - 40/21 is 95/336.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 21 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 21 = 336,
    35/16 = 35 × 21/16 × 21 = 735/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 16 = 336,
    40/21 = 40 × 16/21 × 16 = 640/336
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    735/336 - 640/336 = 735 - 640/336 = 95/336

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