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Subtract 3/16 from 70/90

70/90 - 3/16 is 85/144.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 16 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 8 = 720,
    70/90 = 70 × 8/90 × 8 = 560/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 45 = 720,
    3/16 = 3 × 45/16 × 45 = 135/720
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    560/720 - 135/720 = 560 - 135/720 = 425/720
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 85/144

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