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Subtract 7/16 from 70/90

70/90 - 7/16 is 49/144.

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,
    7/16 = 7 × 45/16 × 45 = 315/720
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    560/720 - 315/720 = 560 - 315/720 = 245/720
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/144

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