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Subtract 60/7 from 35/16

1st number: 2 3/16, 2nd number: 8 4/7

35/16 - 60/7 is -715/112.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 7 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    35/16 = 35 × 7/16 × 7 = 245/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 16 = 112,
    60/7 = 60 × 16/7 × 16 = 960/112
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    245/112 - 960/112 = 245 - 960/112 = -715/112

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