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Subtract 10/45 from 14/27

14/27 - 10/45 is 8/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 45 is 135
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 5 = 135,
    14/27 = 14 × 5/27 × 5 = 70/135
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 3 = 135,
    10/45 = 10 × 3/45 × 3 = 30/135
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    70/135 - 30/135 = 70 - 30/135 = 40/135
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 8/27

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