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Subtract 18/28 from 27/16

1st number: 1 11/16, 2nd number: 18/28

27/16 - 18/28 is 117/112.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 28 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    27/16 = 27 × 7/16 × 7 = 189/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 4 = 112,
    18/28 = 18 × 4/28 × 4 = 72/112
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    189/112 - 72/112 = 189 - 72/112 = 117/112
  5. In mixed form: 15/112

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