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Subtract 45/5 from 90/16

1st number: 5 10/16, 2nd number: 9 0/5

90/16 - 45/5 is -27/8.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 5 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    90/16 = 90 × 5/16 × 5 = 450/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 16 = 80,
    45/5 = 45 × 16/5 × 16 = 720/80
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    450/80 - 720/80 = 450 - 720/80 = -270/80
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -27/8

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