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Subtract 8/27 from 14/4

1st number: 3 2/4, 2nd number: 8/27

14/4 - 8/27 is 173/54.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 27 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 27 = 108,
    14/4 = 14 × 27/4 × 27 = 378/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 4 = 108,
    8/27 = 8 × 4/27 × 4 = 32/108
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    378/108 - 32/108 = 378 - 32/108 = 346/108
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 173/54
  6. In mixed form: 311/54

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