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Subtract 5/16 from 4/2

1st number: 2 0/2, 2nd number: 5/16

4/2 - 5/16 is 27/16.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 16 is 16
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 8 = 16,
    4/2 = 4 × 8/2 × 8 = 32/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    5/16 = 5 × 1/16 × 1 = 5/16
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    32/16 - 5/16 = 32 - 5/16 = 27/16
  5. In mixed form: 111/16

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