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Subtract 4/27 from 2/4

2/4 - 4/27 is 19/54.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 27 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 27 = 108,
    2/4 = 2 × 27/4 × 27 = 54/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 4 = 108,
    4/27 = 4 × 4/27 × 4 = 16/108
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    54/108 - 16/108 = 54 - 16/108 = 38/108
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/54

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