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Subtract 10/27 from 2/30

2/30 - 10/27 is -41/135.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 27 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 9 = 270,
    2/30 = 2 × 9/30 × 9 = 18/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 10 = 270,
    10/27 = 10 × 10/27 × 10 = 100/270
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/270 - 100/270 = 18 - 100/270 = -82/270
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -41/135

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