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Subtract 70/27 from 2/45

1st number: 2/45, 2nd number: 2 16/27

2/45 - 70/27 is -344/135.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 27 is 135
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 3 = 135,
    2/45 = 2 × 3/45 × 3 = 6/135
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 5 = 135,
    70/27 = 70 × 5/27 × 5 = 350/135
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    6/135 - 350/135 = 6 - 350/135 = -344/135

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