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Subtract 35/27 from 14/18

1st number: 14/18, 2nd number: 1 8/27

14/18 - 35/27 is -14/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 27 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 3 = 54,
    14/18 = 14 × 3/18 × 3 = 42/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    35/27 = 35 × 2/27 × 2 = 70/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    42/54 - 70/54 = 42 - 70/54 = -28/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -14/27

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