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Subtract 35/27 from 14/6

1st number: 2 2/6, 2nd number: 1 8/27

14/6 - 35/27 is 28/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 27 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 9 = 54,
    14/6 = 14 × 9/6 × 9 = 126/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    35/27 = 35 × 2/27 × 2 = 70/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    126/54 - 70/54 = 126 - 70/54 = 56/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 28/27
  6. In mixed form: 11/27

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