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Subtract 18/35 from 27/24

1st number: 1 3/24, 2nd number: 18/35

27/24 - 18/35 is 171/280.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 35 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    27/24 = 27 × 35/24 × 35 = 945/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 24 = 840,
    18/35 = 18 × 24/35 × 24 = 432/840
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    945/840 - 432/840 = 945 - 432/840 = 513/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 171/280

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