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Subtract 6/16 from 60/70

60/70 - 6/16 is 27/56.

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,
    60/70 = 60 × 8/70 × 8 = 480/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    6/16 = 6 × 35/16 × 35 = 210/560
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    480/560 - 210/560 = 480 - 210/560 = 270/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/56

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