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Subtract 70/27 from 2/3

1st number: 2/3, 2nd number: 2 16/27

2/3 - 70/27 is -52/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 27 is 27
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 9 = 27,
    2/3 = 2 × 9/3 × 9 = 18/27
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 1 = 27,
    70/27 = 70 × 1/27 × 1 = 70/27
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/27 - 70/27 = 18 - 70/27 = -52/27

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