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Subtract 15/27 from 24/7

1st number: 3 3/7, 2nd number: 15/27

24/7 - 15/27 is 181/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 27 is 189
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 27 = 189,
    24/7 = 24 × 27/7 × 27 = 648/189
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 7 = 189,
    15/27 = 15 × 7/27 × 7 = 105/189
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    648/189 - 105/189 = 648 - 105/189 = 543/189
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 181/63
  6. In mixed form: 255/63

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