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Subtract 27/6 from 12/14

1st number: 12/14, 2nd number: 4 3/6

12/14 - 27/6 is -51/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 6 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    12/14 = 12 × 3/14 × 3 = 36/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    27/6 = 27 × 7/6 × 7 = 189/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/42 - 189/42 = 36 - 189/42 = -153/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -51/14

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