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Subtract 10/27 from 12/3

1st number: 4 0/3, 2nd number: 10/27

12/3 - 10/27 is 98/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 27 is 27
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 9 = 27,
    12/3 = 12 × 9/3 × 9 = 108/27
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 1 = 27,
    10/27 = 10 × 1/27 × 1 = 10/27
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    108/27 - 10/27 = 108 - 10/27 = 98/27
  5. In mixed form: 317/27

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