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Subtract 2 1/6- 1 7/8

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Answer:The answer is 7/24 Step-by-step explanation:Rewriting our equation with parts separated=2+16−1−78Solving the whole number parts2−1=1Solving the fraction parts16−78=?Find the LCD of 1/6 and 7/8 and rewrite to solve with the equivalent fractions.LCD = 24424−2124=−1724Combining the whole and fraction parts1−1724=724Solution by Formulasconverting mixed numbers to fractions, our initial equation becomes,136−158Applying the fractions formula for subtraction,=(13×8)−(15×6)6×8=104−9048=1448Simplifying 14/48, the answer is=724Hope I helped :)