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Subtract 7/16 from 56/70

56/70 - 7/16 is 29/80.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 16 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 8 = 560,
    56/70 = 56 × 8/70 × 8 = 448/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    7/16 = 7 × 35/16 × 35 = 245/560
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    448/560 - 245/560 = 448 - 245/560 = 203/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/80

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