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Subtract 10/7 from 27/3

1st number: 9 0/3, 2nd number: 1 3/7

27/3 - 10/7 is 53/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 7 is 21
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 7 = 21,
    27/3 = 27 × 7/3 × 7 = 189/21
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 3 = 21,
    10/7 = 10 × 3/7 × 3 = 30/21
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    189/21 - 30/21 = 189 - 30/21 = 159/21
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/7
  6. In mixed form: 74/7

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