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Subtract 45/35 from 45/16

1st number: 2 13/16, 2nd number: 1 10/35

45/16 - 45/35 is 171/112.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 35 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    45/16 = 45 × 35/16 × 35 = 1575/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 16 = 560,
    45/35 = 45 × 16/35 × 16 = 720/560
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1575/560 - 720/560 = 1575 - 720/560 = 855/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 171/112
  6. In mixed form: 159/112

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