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Subtract 6/27 from 20/4

1st number: 5 0/4, 2nd number: 6/27

20/4 - 6/27 is 43/9.

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,
    20/4 = 20 × 27/4 × 27 = 540/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 4 = 108,
    6/27 = 6 × 4/27 × 4 = 24/108
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    540/108 - 24/108 = 540 - 24/108 = 516/108
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/9
  6. In mixed form: 47/9

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