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Subtract 27/14 from 10/2

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 1 13/14

10/2 - 27/14 is 43/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 14 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 7 = 14,
    10/2 = 10 × 7/2 × 7 = 70/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 1 = 14,
    27/14 = 27 × 1/14 × 1 = 27/14
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    70/14 - 27/14 = 70 - 27/14 = 43/14
  5. In mixed form: 31/14

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