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Subtract 10/6 from 27/10

1st number: 2 7/10, 2nd number: 1 4/6

27/10 - 10/6 is 31/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 6 is 30

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    27/10 = 27 × 3/10 × 3 = 81/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    10/6 = 10 × 5/6 × 5 = 50/30
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    81/30 - 50/30 = 81 - 50/30 = 31/30
  5. In mixed form: 11/30

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