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Subtract 6/10 from 1/27

1/27 - 6/10 is -76/135.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 10 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 10 = 270,
    1/27 = 1 × 10/27 × 10 = 10/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 27 = 270,
    6/10 = 6 × 27/10 × 27 = 162/270
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    10/270 - 162/270 = 10 - 162/270 = -152/270
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -76/135

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