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16 - 28 is -112.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 6 and 8 is**24**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 24 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,

16 = 1 × 46 × 4 = 424 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,

28 = 2 × 38 × 3 = 624 - Subtract the two like fractions:

424 - 624 = 4 - 624 = -224 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -112

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