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Subtract 7/16 from 8/28

8/28 - 7/16 is -17/112.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 16 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 4 = 112,
    8/28 = 8 × 4/28 × 4 = 32/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    7/16 = 7 × 7/16 × 7 = 49/112
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    32/112 - 49/112 = 32 - 49/112 = -17/112

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