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Subtract 9/16 from 8/10

8/10 - 9/16 is 19/80.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 16 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 8 = 80,
    8/10 = 8 × 8/10 × 8 = 64/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    9/16 = 9 × 5/16 × 5 = 45/80
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    64/80 - 45/80 = 64 - 45/80 = 19/80

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