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Subtract 20/27 from 14/54

14/54 - 20/27 is -13/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 27 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    14/54 = 14 × 1/54 × 1 = 14/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    20/27 = 20 × 2/27 × 2 = 40/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    14/54 - 40/54 = 14 - 40/54 = -26/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -13/27

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