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Subtract 3/27 from 2/35

2/35 - 3/27 is -17/315.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 27 is 945
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 27 = 945,
    2/35 = 2 × 27/35 × 27 = 54/945
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 35 = 945,
    3/27 = 3 × 35/27 × 35 = 105/945
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    54/945 - 105/945 = 54 - 105/945 = -51/945
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -17/315

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