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Subtract 10/63 from 2/27

2/27 - 10/63 is -16/189.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 63 is 189
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 7 = 189,
    2/27 = 2 × 7/27 × 7 = 14/189
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 3 = 189,
    10/63 = 10 × 3/63 × 3 = 30/189
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    14/189 - 30/189 = 14 - 30/189 = -16/189

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