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Subtract 70/27 from 2/15

1st number: 2/15, 2nd number: 2 16/27

2/15 - 70/27 is -332/135.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 27 is 135
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 9 = 135,
    2/15 = 2 × 9/15 × 9 = 18/135
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 5 = 135,
    70/27 = 70 × 5/27 × 5 = 350/135
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/135 - 350/135 = 18 - 350/135 = -332/135

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