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Subtract 2/27 from 21/6

1st number: 3 3/6, 2nd number: 2/27

21/6 - 2/27 is 185/54.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 27 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 9 = 54,
    21/6 = 21 × 9/6 × 9 = 189/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    2/27 = 2 × 2/27 × 2 = 4/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    189/54 - 4/54 = 189 - 4/54 = 185/54
  5. In mixed form: 323/54

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