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Subtract 28/30 from 70/16

1st number: 4 6/16, 2nd number: 28/30

70/16 - 28/30 is 413/120.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 30 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    70/16 = 70 × 15/16 × 15 = 1050/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    28/30 = 28 × 8/30 × 8 = 224/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1050/240 - 224/240 = 1050 - 224/240 = 826/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 413/120
  6. In mixed form: 353/120

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