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Subtract 16/70 from 96/45

1st number: 2 6/45, 2nd number: 16/70

96/45 - 16/70 is 40/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 70 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,
    96/45 = 96 × 14/45 × 14 = 1344/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,
    16/70 = 16 × 9/70 × 9 = 144/630
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1344/630 - 144/630 = 1344 - 144/630 = 1200/630
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 40/21
  6. In mixed form: 119/21

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