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Subtract 2/16 from 6/2

1st number: 3 0/2, 2nd number: 2/16

6/2 - 2/16 is 23/8.

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,
    6/2 = 6 × 8/2 × 8 = 48/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    2/16 = 2 × 1/16 × 1 = 2/16
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    48/16 - 2/16 = 48 - 2/16 = 46/16
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/8
  6. In mixed form: 27/8

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