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Subtract 70/27 from 10/9

1st number: 1 1/9, 2nd number: 2 16/27

10/9 - 70/27 is -40/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 27 is 27
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 3 = 27,
    10/9 = 10 × 3/9 × 3 = 30/27
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 1 = 27,
    70/27 = 70 × 1/27 × 1 = 70/27
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    30/27 - 70/27 = 30 - 70/27 = -40/27

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