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Subtract 5/16 from 70/90

70/90 - 5/16 is 67/144.

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,
    5/16 = 5 × 45/16 × 45 = 225/720
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    560/720 - 225/720 = 560 - 225/720 = 335/720
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 67/144

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