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Subtract 9/16 from 35/30

1st number: 1 5/30, 2nd number: 9/16

35/30 - 9/16 is 29/48.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 16 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    35/30 = 35 × 8/30 × 8 = 280/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    9/16 = 9 × 15/16 × 15 = 135/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    280/240 - 135/240 = 280 - 135/240 = 145/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/48

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