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Subtract 35/27 from 27/40

1st number: 27/40, 2nd number: 1 8/27

27/40 - 35/27 is -671/1080.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 27 is 1080
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 27 = 1080,
    27/40 = 27 × 27/40 × 27 = 729/1080
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 40 = 1080,
    35/27 = 35 × 40/27 × 40 = 1400/1080
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    729/1080 - 1400/1080 = 729 - 1400/1080 = -671/1080

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