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Subtract 16/10 from 9/7

1st number: 1 2/7, 2nd number: 1 6/10

9/7 - 16/10 is -11/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 10 = 70,
    9/7 = 9 × 10/7 × 10 = 90/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    16/10 = 16 × 7/10 × 7 = 112/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/70 - 112/70 = 90 - 112/70 = -22/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -11/35

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