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Subtract 1/16 from 70/27

1st number: 2 16/27, 2nd number: 1/16

70/27 - 1/16 is 1093/432.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 16 is 432
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 16 = 432,
    70/27 = 70 × 16/27 × 16 = 1120/432
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 27 = 432,
    1/16 = 1 × 27/16 × 27 = 27/432
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1120/432 - 27/432 = 1120 - 27/432 = 1093/432
  5. In mixed form: 2229/432

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