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Subtract 8/27 from 2/80

2/80 - 8/27 is -293/1080.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 27 is 2160
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 27 = 2160,
    2/80 = 2 × 27/80 × 27 = 54/2160
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 80 = 2160,
    8/27 = 8 × 80/27 × 80 = 640/2160
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    54/2160 - 640/2160 = 54 - 640/2160 = -586/2160
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -293/1080

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