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Subtract 18/49 from 27/32

27/32 - 18/49 is 747/1568.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 32 and 49 is 1568
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 32 × 49 = 1568,
    27/32 = 27 × 49/32 × 49 = 1323/1568
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 32 = 1568,
    18/49 = 18 × 32/49 × 32 = 576/1568
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1323/1568 - 576/1568 = 1323 - 576/1568 = 747/1568

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