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Subtract 16/10 from 70/7

1st number: 10 0/7, 2nd number: 1 6/10

70/7 - 16/10 is 42/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 10 = 70,
    70/7 = 70 × 10/7 × 10 = 700/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    16/10 = 16 × 7/10 × 7 = 112/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    700/70 - 112/70 = 700 - 112/70 = 588/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 42/5
  6. In mixed form: 82/5

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