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Subtract 7/16 from 70/3

1st number: 23 1/3, 2nd number: 7/16

70/3 - 7/16 is 1099/48.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 16 = 48,
    70/3 = 70 × 16/3 × 16 = 1120/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    7/16 = 7 × 3/16 × 3 = 21/48
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1120/48 - 21/48 = 1120 - 21/48 = 1099/48
  5. In mixed form: 2243/48

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