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Subtract 49/16 from 80/4

1st number: 20 0/4, 2nd number: 3 1/16

80/4 - 49/16 is 271/16.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 16 is 16

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 16
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 4 = 16,
    80/4 = 80 × 4/4 × 4 = 320/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    49/16 = 49 × 1/16 × 1 = 49/16
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    320/16 - 49/16 = 320 - 49/16 = 271/16
  5. In mixed form: 1615/16

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