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Subtract 18/7 from 27/48

1st number: 27/48, 2nd number: 2 4/7

27/48 - 18/7 is -225/112.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 7 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 7 = 336,
    27/48 = 27 × 7/48 × 7 = 189/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 48 = 336,
    18/7 = 18 × 48/7 × 48 = 864/336
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    189/336 - 864/336 = 189 - 864/336 = -675/336
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -225/112

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