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Subtract 3/16 from 9/3

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

9/3 - 3/16 is 45/16.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 16 = 48,
    9/3 = 9 × 16/3 × 16 = 144/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    3/16 = 3 × 3/16 × 3 = 9/48
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    144/48 - 9/48 = 144 - 9/48 = 135/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 45/16
  6. In mixed form: 213/16

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