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Subtract 18/70 from 27/24

1st number: 1 3/24, 2nd number: 18/70

27/24 - 18/70 is 243/280.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 70 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 70 × 12 = 840,
    18/70 = 18 × 12/70 × 12 = 216/840
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    945/840 - 216/840 = 945 - 216/840 = 729/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 243/280

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