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Subtract 3/16 from 35/8

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

35/8 - 3/16 is 67/16.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 16 is 16
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 2 = 16,
    35/8 = 35 × 2/8 × 2 = 70/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    3/16 = 3 × 1/16 × 1 = 3/16
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    70/16 - 3/16 = 70 - 3/16 = 67/16
  5. In mixed form: 43/16

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