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Subtract 4/70 from 42/16

1st number: 2 10/16, 2nd number: 4/70

42/16 - 4/70 is 719/280.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 70 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    42/16 = 42 × 35/16 × 35 = 1470/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 8 = 560,
    4/70 = 4 × 8/70 × 8 = 32/560
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1470/560 - 32/560 = 1470 - 32/560 = 1438/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 719/280
  6. In mixed form: 2159/280

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