Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

1^{st} number: 2 3/12, 2^{nd} number: 50/54

2712 - 5054 is 143108.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 12 and 54 is**108**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 108 - For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 9 = 108,

2712 = 27 × 912 × 9 = 243108 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,

5054 = 50 × 254 × 2 = 100108 - Subtract the two like fractions:

243108 - 100108 = 243 - 100108 = 143108 - In mixed form: 135108

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:

Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related: ^{54}/_{12}-^{50}/_{54} ^{27}/_{24}-^{50}/_{54} ^{81}/_{12}-^{50}/_{54} ^{27}/_{36}-^{50}/_{54} ^{27}/_{60}-^{50}/_{54} ^{27}/_{84}-^{50}/_{54}

© everydaycalculation.com